| Published: December 25, 2016
Need for Empowering the Caregivers of the Elderly through Educational Intervention and Counselling
Care givers are the one who takes care of the elderly suffering from chronic illness or disease managing their medications, helping to bathe or dress. For a care giver it is important to have complete knowledge and skills of care giving so that they can provide proper care giving to the elderly. A study was conducted on the care givers of elderly patient. During the survey 40 care givers were observed. In the study we found that educational intervention and counselling is required for care givers on the following aspects such as self care, nursing care, fall prevention, physiotherapy and nutritional care.
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© 2016 Mathur M, Mathur M
Received: October 11, 2016; Revision Received: November 17, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 8, October-December, 2016