THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE COMMUNITY

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  • Vanjai Nakasuwan วิทยาลัยพยาบาลและสุขภาพอาคารมหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏสวนสุนันทา 37 1 ถนนอู่ทองนอกเขตดุสิตกรุงเทพมหานคร 10300

Keywords:

health promotion program, quality of life, elderly

Abstract

             The purpose of this quasi-experimental research was to compare mean scores of quality of live in older people in total score and in each dimension as physiological, psychological, family and social relationship and environment before and after attending health promotion program. fourty elderly elderly club of Tumbon Thansumrit Nontaburi Province were the sample who fitted to expected characteristics of this study. Health Promotion Program was developed by applying self-efficacy theory and integrating four domains of quality of life (physical, mental, social, and environment).This study used “Quality of Life Questionnaires” for data collection which was developed by Suwat Mahatnirunkul  and his colleagues in which originally from WHO and reliability was .84. Researcher collected data before and after attending “Health Promotion Promoting Program”. Implementation descriptive statistical analyses were percentage, mean scores, standard deviations, and Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test was used to compare the scores of quality of life before and after experimentation.

             The results of this study revealed that mean scores of elderly’s quality of life after attending “Health Promotion Program were significantly higher than before at .05 significant level in total and in physiological, environmental dimensions,  excepted psychological and  family  social relationship at  .05  significant  level (p = .019).

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Published

2020-06-30

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Nakasuwan แ. . (2020). THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE COMMUNITY. JOURNAL OF THE POLICE NURSES, 12(1), 171–180. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/policenurse/article/view/164380

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