To help and to support the construction of nursing homes that operate by “Luang Pu Sen Foundation Wat RatSongkhro (Wat Pa Nong Saeng)in order to assist the elderly in living, to nourish their body and mind as well as to provide them the better standard of living on 125 Rai of land at Wat RatSongkhro (Wat Pa Nong Saeng) No.167 Moo. 7 Tambon Nong Bua Ban Amphoe Nong Wua So Udon Thani 41360
1. Limitation of movement And risk of falling
3. Problems in urinary incontinence or faeces.
4. Nutrition problems such as malnutrition.
5. Problems that can occur with multiple and multiple drugs at the same time.
Important Principles to Care for the Elderly
(Principles Underpinning Care Provision)
1. Quality in Life to have a sense of security, fun, good relationship, dignity, choice, physical comfort. Have meaningful activities Enhance self-care capabilities. Privacy Have spiritual health
2.Empowerment has a sense of self-control. be yourself Get enough information Has been involved in making decisions on what he has received. Have consent to treatment or activities provided.
3. Social contact And connection There are meaningful social activities. Engage with other people.
Caring for the elderly who help themselves
1. Guidelines to provide care.
Provide holistic care. By planning care on demand. And suitability For specific seniors
Keep clean and hygiene of the body. Have fun and meet basic needs. Basic Nursing Care Physical Therapy Rehabilitation
3. Mentally and emotionally
Accept physical change And illness Understand anxiety Fear of stress Loneliness and depression Restore mental and emotional stability.
4. Social and Family
Honor as an adult. Provide activities / interaction between Members and staff in the center. Coordinate understanding of the problems of the elderly and families. Promote environment To suit the elderly living.
Care for self-help elderly people does not work.
In care, it is separated by change is the body and mind.
1.1 Food promotes proper nutrition. Organize meals according to your preferences and eating habits. Easy to digest. Changing foods to get nutrients that help nourish the body may cause the elderly to eat less. And not enough food can be added to the form of medicine.
1.2 Organize fitness activities to suit the elderly. The principle is.
Slow workout. Choose activities that do not require much effort and gradually increase exercise.
- Exercise regularly.
- Avoid exercise. After eating new foods or in hot weather.
- Avoid excessive exercise.
1.3 Organize the elderly in sitting or lying position. To better exchange air in the lungs and prevent choking from eating. Or choke saliva
1.4 The skin of the elderly will be dry, so it should be bathed. But moderately and use less soap because of thin skin. Keep the moisture does not exist. And after wiping should use lotion over flour. Because the powder is moisture absorber. Make dry skin more dry.
1.5 clean the reproductive organs after excretion. Do not let it damp To prevent infections in the urinary tract.
1.6. In a long time, the pressure will be compressed into pressure ulcers. Self-Helped Elderly Have to keep moving for a few hours every 2 hours.
In the elderly also have a strong body. And help yourself The problem is not very much, but when the elderly help themselves very rarely. It feels like a burden to families and children. Every family member must try to understand the feelings of the elderly. The practice that will promote mental health for the elderly is
2.1 Provide care, do not show signs of nuisance or disgust. Gesture or verbal
2.2 Honor and respect for the elderly
2.3 Provide the elderly with the opportunity to visit friends or relatives of the same age. Have the opportunity to meet with people who are familiar or familiar in the past. It is a great pleasure for the elderly. Relatives should be able to meet this need for the elderly.