The Issues Affecting the Aged Research Paper:
The issues affecting the aged, particularly those of 80-year-old and older remain very urgent in the XXI century. This entails an increase in demand for health and social care services, and is a challenge for the social state economy. To identify the needs of aged in medical care is first necessary to determine the state of their health.
With all the variety of needs of aged people in health and social care, the majority of researchers specify the needs in long-term care (care at home, in nursing homes), and the needs in short-term forms of care (hospitals, rehabilitation).
According to the research of group of aged people (average age about 62 years old, women – 57%, men – 43%), the following needs have been identified: Continue reading