Development of a Health Promotion Model for the Elderly via Chaisor Village Community Participation in Chaisor Sub-district, Chumphae District, Khon Kaen Province

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คณัสนันท์ สงภักดิ์ นฤมล สินสุพรรณ วีณา อิศรางกูร ณ อยุธยา

Abstract

 This participatory action research aimed to 1) study the situation of community participation in elderly health promotion of Chaisor village, Chumphae district, Khon Kaen province, 2) develop health promotion model for the elderly,     3) evaluate outcomes of the program, and 4) study satisfaction of the community


toward the implementation of the elderly health promotion model. The sample group of 79 persons selected by a purposive sampling method consisted of elderly and key stakeholders involved in elderly health promotion activities in Chaisor village. The intervention used the concept of Appreciation Influence Control (A-I-C) that consisted of seven stages: 1) studying area context and working condition of elderly health promotion activities, 2) problem solving and model analysis, 3) activity planning, 4) implementation, 5) supervision and monitoring outcomes of the project, 6) assessing satisfaction of the sample group, and 7) group discussion and experience sharing. There were four key findings from the study. Firstly, the community participation in the elderly health promotion in Chaisor village was at a very high. Secondly, there were eight activities for developing the elderly health promotion model that included: 1) initiating network, 2) promoting physical exercise, 3) disseminating project information and updating activity progress, 4) promoting mental health support, 5) promoting occupational development and income generation, 6) promoting health education and conducting health screening at the elderly club and on the pay day of elderly allowance, 7) coordinating with network, and 8) making agreement on elderly health promotion among key stakeholders. Thirdly, the key factors leading to the success of elderly health promotion included: 1) establishment of working committee and network, 2) participation of the network in the community, 3) communication of the network, and 4) continuation of elderly health promotion activities. Lastly, the development of health promotion model was highly satisfied by the sample group.


 

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คณัสนันท์ สงภักดิ์

Mrs. Kanassanan Songpak

Student of Master of Public Health (Leadership and Innovative Health

Management), College of Asian Scholars 

                179/30 Pachasamosorn Rd., District, Khonkaen 40000

                Fax. 043-246539 Tel. 090-0296104 E-mail: jibby.2552@gmail.com

 

นฤมล สินสุพรรณ

Mrs. Kanassanan Songpak

Student of Master of Public Health (Leadership and Innovative Health

Management), College of Asian Scholars 

                179/30 Pachasamosorn Rd., District, Khonkaen 40000

                Fax. 043-246539 Tel. 090-0296104 E-mail: jibby.2552@gmail.com

 

วีณา อิศรางกูร ณ อยุธยา

Mrs. Kanassanan Songpak

Student of Master of Public Health (Leadership and Innovative Health

Management), College of Asian Scholars 

                179/30 Pachasamosorn Rd., District, Khonkaen 40000

                Fax. 043-246539 Tel. 090-0296104 E-mail:

 

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