International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Evaluation of Elderlys Health Promotion at Government and Non-Government Geriatric Homes in Baghdad City: A Comparative Study

Ahmad Shihab AL-Issawi [2] | Hala S. Abdulwahid [2]

Abstract: The elderly health promotion at the Government and non- Government homes Geriatric Homes in Baghdad City. A cross-sectional study was carried out among (60) Elderly is selected throughout the use of non-probability sampling approach. The sample of the study includes Elderly who are (65-74) year old and live at Geriatric Homes of Al Salaikh at Al Adhamiya and Al Rahma Home at Al Kadhimiya towns in Baghdad City. The sample is divided into (2) groups, Government and non-Government of (30) elderly each. The elderly health promotion in the Non-Government group experience deteriorating level relative to the domains of health status, health protection and diseases prevention. Elderly health as general is difference comparative to elderly's chronic illness than other aspect to health promotion (Health Protection and Diseases Prevention) because the elderly's share almost the same level of health promotion. Most of the elderly have experienced chronic diseases of hypertension and joint pain.

Keywords: Evaluation, Elderly Health Promotion Comparative Study

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,

Pages: 696 - 698

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