Quality of Life Among Elderly In Non-Institutional CareJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2015-02-05
Authors : G. Sam Sangeeth; M. Daniel Solomon;
Page : 1462-1467
Keywords : Care; Day Care; Quality of life; elderly; non-institutional care;
The aim of the study is to find out quality of life of elderly people above 60 years in the non-institutional elderly care with reference to day care centre by ARUWE, Ayanavaram at Chennai. The study was conducted on a purposive random sample of 30 elderly attending Day care services. WHO-QoL-BRIEF version was used to measure the QoL. The interview schedule was administered, data was collected and was subjected to statistical analysis using Karl Pearson Correlation, Anova and Students-t-test. The results envisages that 63.3 % of them have low quality of life where as 36.7 % have high of quality of life, 46.7 % have low health satisfaction where as 53.3 % has high health satisfaction, 66.7 % have low physical score where as 33.3 % has high in physical score, 76.7 % has low psychological score where as 23.3 % high psychological scores.63.3 % has low social relationships scores where as 36.7 % has high social relationship.60 % has low score in environmental domain where as 40 % has high score in environmental domain.
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