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ERIC Number: EJ1109193
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Effectiveness of Psychological and Social Services for the Elderly in Their Own Institutions from Their Perspective in Jordan
AL-Momani, Fackri Falha
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n20 p23-31 2016
This study aimed to identify the effectiveness of psychological, social, health and recreational services provided for the elderly in their own institutions from their point of view. The study sample consisted of 50 elderly of both sexes living in the "White family Association" and "the Association of Irbid for hosting the elderly" in Jordan has been designed scale by preparing a questionnaire consisting of four psychological, social, health and recreational paragraphs, and used the interview way to apply the scale on the sample data were analyzed and extraction of frequencies and percentages for answers to the study sample and paragraphs personnel questionnaire using statistical treatments through statistical packages program (spss), the results of the study have shown to exist over the average of the effectiveness of social services for the elderly and the presence of over a high level of effectiveness of psychological and health and recreational services provided for the elderly in the institutions them, and in the light of the objectives of the study and its results, the researchers recommended to encourage and educate the family to care for the elderly, better than social institutions because they feel the psychological and social comfort in the fact most of their family members, and the need to improve and develop the various services provided to the elderly in their own institutions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jordan
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