Effects of a Positive Caring Aspect Enhancement Program on Positive Caring Aspects and Well-Being Among Caregivers of Older Persons with Chronic Disease


  • Orawan Pankong Boromarajonani Nursing College, Praputhabat, Faculty of Nursing, Praboromarajchanok Institute
  • Kwanchanok Yotkhamlue Boromarajonani Nursing College, Praputhabat, Faculty of Nursing, Praboromarajchanok Institute
  • Pornthip Sumridpeam Boromarajonani Nursing College, Praputhabat, Faculty of Nursing, Praboromarajchanok Institute


Caregivers of older persons, Chronic disease, Positive caring aspect, Well-being


Chronic disease affects the disabilities of older people. The family caregiver is a key person in caring for older people with chronic diseases. This quasi-equivalent control group design aimed to evaluate the effects of a positive caring aspect enhancement program on positive caring aspects and well-being among caregivers of older persons with chronic disease. Fifty caregivers were selected by purposive sampling, and simple random sampling was used to assign them to an experimental group or a control group in equal numbers. The experimental group participated in the Program for Enhancing the Positive Caring Aspects for 6 weeks, while the control group received usual care. Data was collected using the Positive Aspects of Caregiving Questionnaire and the General Well-Being Schedule, and analyzed using descriptive statistics, one-way and two-way repeated measure ANOVA.

The results found that:
1. After the experiment, positive caring aspects in the experimental group were significantly higher than those before participation in the program (p <. 05) and were significantly higher than those of the control group (p < .05).
2. After the experiment, well-being in the experimental group was significantly higher than before participation in the program (p < .05) and was significantly higher than that of the control group (p < .05).

The results of this study suggest that a program for enhancing positive caring aspects can be applied to caregivers of older people with chronic diseases in communities.


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Pankong, O., Yotkhamlue, K., & Sumridpeam, P. (2024). Effects of a Positive Caring Aspect Enhancement Program on Positive Caring Aspects and Well-Being Among Caregivers of Older Persons with Chronic Disease. Nursing Journal CMU, 51(1), 86–97. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cmunursing/article/view/265935



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