Sanjay Kumar Dabhi, Kiran V. Domadia, Indravati Rao, Rohit Sneha, Kushwaha Kalpana, Rami Nency and Jadav Kalpesh
Introduction: Corona viruses are a family of viruses that causes illness such as respiratory diseases or gastrointestinal diseases. Respiratory diseases can range from the common cold to more severe diseases. Corona viruses are zoonotic, meaning that the viruses are transmitted between animals and humans. It has been determined that MERS-CoV was transmitted from camels to humans and SARS-CoV from cats to humans.
Objective: 1. to assess the knowledge of old age person about physiological -psychosocial problems by pre-test in Shree Ambika niketan old age home due to Corona Pandemic situation. 2. To assess effectiveness of planned teaching program regarding physiological-psychosocial problems by post-test in Shree Ambika Niketan old age home due to Corona Pandemic Situation.
Methods: The quasi-experimental study was conducted in Surat city by using structured questionnaire. The sample comprised of 30 samples of old age people in Shree Ambika niketan old age home, Surat. During pre-test, old age people were handed over the questionnaire and told them to fill it with an informed consent. Confidentiality and privacy of the details provided by the old age people was assured. The questionnaire consisted of 30 questions. Planned teaching program regarding physiological -psychosocial problems was given to enhance knowledge of old age people. The data gathered were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics in terms of frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation.
Results: The mean post-test knowledge score was higher than mean pre-test knowledge score with the mean difference of 10 which revealed that the planned teaching program was effective in terms of knowledge among samples. The chi-square calculated value was less than the chi-square tabulated value at 0.05 level of significance relationship between the knowledge and the selected demographic variable of the samples.
Conclusion: Research finding highlighted that the knowledge of old age people was improved after implementation of planned teaching program regarding physiological-psychosocial problems. it is established that planned teaching program related to physiological-psychosocial problems was effective in enhancing the knowledge of old age people regarding physiological-psychosocial problems. It shows that the planned teaching program was effective, acceptable and also useful method of teaching for old age people.
Published Date: 2021-04-15; Received Date: 2021-03-25