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| Published: December 25, 2016

Need for Empowering the Caregivers of the Elderly through Educational Intervention and Counselling

Meha Mathur

Research Associate, Asian Centre for Medical Education Research & Innovation (ACMERI) Jodhpur, Raj., India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Meenakshi Mathur

Prof. & Head, Dept. of Home Science, J. N. Vyas University, Jodhpur, Raj., India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.018/20160484

DOI: 10.25215/0484.018

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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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Meha Mathur @ dileep_shrma@yahoo.co.in

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.018/20160484

DOI: 10.25215/0484.018

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 8, October-December, 2016

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