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Title: การรับรู้และพฤติกรรมการดูแลตนเองเพื่อป้องกันการหกล้ม ในผู้สูงอายุ ตำบลทาขุมเงิน อำเภอแม่ทา จังหวัดลำพูน
Other Titles: Perception and Self-care Behavior for Falls Prevention in Elderly, Thakhumngoen Sub-district, Mae Tha District, Lamphun Province
Authors: อาจารย์ ดร. รังสิยา นารินทร์
รองศาสตราจารย์ ดร. วราภรณ์ บุญเชียง
กมลทิพย์ หลักมั่น
Issue Date: Apr-2015
Publisher: เชียงใหม่ : บัณฑิตวิทยาลัย มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่
Abstract: This descriptive research was aimed to investigate a falling perception and self-care behavior prevention in elderly persons, Thakhumngoen Sub-district, Mae Tha District, Lamphun Province. The sample consisted of 308 male and female elderly persons, aged from 60 years. The data were collected using a questionnaire and analysed using descriptive statistics. The results showed that a falling prevention perception presented at a moderate level (67.9 percent). For falling causes and risk factors, 91.2 percent perceived that bodily movement awareness could help to decrease falling, and 31.2 percent perceived that color and texture of a carpet could help to increase falling causes/risk factors. For falling dangerous/effects, 72.7 percent perceived that elderly persons who had a falling experience will take a longer period for treatment and rehabilitation or cannot be cure, and 41.2 percent perceived that elderly persons who injured from falling experience could depress from a treatment in a hospital. For falling prevention perception, 98.7 percent perceived that carefulness walking on slippery floor can prevent falling, and 32.5 percent perceived that wearing with a fit clothes can prevent falling. The results also showed that falling prevention behaviors presented at a moderate level (65.3 percent). For internal factors that related to a falling prevention, 84.1 percent presented with frequency behavior, an immediately stop all activities when nausea. There were 52.9 percent presented with occasionally behavior, taking high calcium food to increase bone formation. However, 53.9 percent presented with rarely behavior, regularly exercise at least 3 times per week. For external factors that related to a falling prevention, 80.2 percent presented with regularly behaviors, wearing fit shoes. There were 49.9 percent presented with occasionally behaviors, using a stable chair/stair instead stretch out hands, and 16.2 percent presented with rarely behavior, grasp a rail in a bathroom. Overall results of a falling perception and self-care behavior prevention in elderly persons, Thakhumngoen sub-district, Mae Tha district, Lamphun province, presented at a moderate level. Therefore, local government organizations should develop a community planning and establish a falling prevention intervention for elderly persons in the community to promote a falling perception in terms of causes, risk factors, danger and effect. In addition, they should promote falling prevention behaviors, examine risk factors that lead to falling causes, and provide environment to prevent falling for elderly persons. These require collaborative works from family and all sectors participation to promote health care among elderly persons in the community.
URI: http://repository.cmu.ac.th/handle/6653943832/39872
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