Service Provided by the Elderly Person in the Family Health Strategy

  • Anna Cláudia Freire de Araújo Patrício Nurse. Member of the study group and research in aging and Sociais Representations/GIEPERS. Federal University of Paraiba. João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil.
  • Karoline de Lima Alves Nurse. Master in nursing at the Federal University of Paraiba. Member of the study group and research in aging and Sociais Representations/GIEPERS. João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil.
  • Jiovana de Souza Santos Nurse. Master's degree in nursing at the Federal University of Paraiba. João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil.
  • Karla Fernandes de Albuquerque Nurse. Docto at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil.
  • Valéria Peixoto Bezerra
  • Maria Adelaide Silva Paredes Moreira
  • Antônia Oliveira Silva
  • Tatyanni Peixoto Rodrigues

Abstract

Objective: to meet the care given to the elderly person in a unit of the family health strategy.

Method: participated in 189 14 elderly family health Strategies of João Pessoa-PB through a questionnaire, and the data processed by the software Statistical Package for the Social Sciences 19.0 and exposed in frequency and percentage.

Results: the elderly have in average of 68 years of age; majority (66,3%) and married women (47,4%). As for the service, most agree fully with its resolution (67,1%), occurrence of home visits (80,4%), no long wait (40,2%) and no other complaints (49,7%). However, 125 (66%1) of seniors disagree totally they receive priority assistance.

Conclusion: the care model of the family health strategy Unit is in line with most of its guidelines established.

 

Keywords:Aged;Comprehensive Health Care; Family Health Strategy.

Published
Dec 19, 2016
How to Cite
FREIRE DE ARAÚJO PATRÍCIO, Anna Cláudia et al. Service Provided by the Elderly Person in the Family Health Strategy. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, dec. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1462>. Date accessed: 20 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/1911.
Section
Epidemiology

Keywords

Keywords:Aged;Comprehensive Health Care; Family Health Strategy.

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