Evaluation of Health Promotion Program of the Elderly Club in Nonthaburi Municipality

Authors

  • Piyawadee Ngamdee Graduate Student, Master of Science (Urban Development and Management), Institute of Metropolitan Development,Navamindradhiraj University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Wongpun Limpaseni Associate Professor, Institute of Metropolitan Development, Navamindradhiraj University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Petch Rawdaree Faculty of Medicine, Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University, Bangkok, Thailand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14456/vmj.2020.35

Keywords:

evaluation, Health Promotion Program, Elders Club

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this research is to study elderly health promotion methods, assessed health promotion programs and recommend action plan of elderly club to the relevant department. Study design: Descriptive research

Methods: We assess the health promotion model of the elderly club by using the CIPP model. Data were collected from 3 specific study groups that participated in the activities through interviews and questionnaires. The 3 specific study groups consist of 11 Rewadee zone 1 elderly club committee members, 60 elderly people and 56 elderly relatives.

Results: The health promotion of the elderly club is assessed in 4 aspects, namely context, input, process and productivity. In context aspect, the objective of establishing an elderly club is suitable for problems and needs in the community. The elderly and people in community have a place to exercise and have the most expectation in health. In input aspect, the health promotion of the elderly has supporting factors such as knowledgeable personnel, sufficient budget and equipment. The committee structure is clear as according to the regulations of the elderly association of Thailand. In terms of processes, the most of activities of elderly club set by the public health center 4, Nonthaburi municipality are distributed thoroughly and on time. In productivity aspect, the elderly who participated in the activities are able to perform daily activities better, good quality of life without financial problems and are satisfied with club. The elderly club has 3 main activities, including social activities, health activities and activities for public benefit.

Conclusions: the elderly club are clearly useful in terms of promoting elderly health. The government should support the establishment of elderly club in the community to proceed continuously and efferently.

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Published

2020-10-30

How to Cite

Ngamdee, P., Limpaseni, W., & Rawdaree, P. (2020). Evaluation of Health Promotion Program of the Elderly Club in Nonthaburi Municipality. Vajira Medical Journal : Journal of Urban Medicine, 64(5), 357–364. https://doi.org/10.14456/vmj.2020.35

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