Year X., number 4.
Home care plays a key role in the medical care of elderly patients
Keywords:home care, underlying and comorbidity diseases, specialist care, patent satsfacton
INTRODUCTION: Home nursing is an actvity carried out by qualifed nursing staf at the patent’s home or place of residence, on the recommendaton of a specialist and on the order of a GP. AIM: Examine which people over the age of 60 use the service and what disease they are recommended for home care. Which service the patents use - nursing, physiotherapy, speech therapy, hospice - with what result and how satsfed they are with the care. RESULTS: Our study was conducted between July 1 and October 30, 2020 in Eger by the voluntary patents over 60 at Medicina Komplex Home Care Ltd. (n=49; M=70±10SD year). According to the questonnaire paresis was the main disease (34,6%), hypertension was the outstanding comorbidity (75,5%). Those afected learned about the possibility of home care from their GP (21 pc.). Nursing and physiotherapy were the most used (16-16 pc.). CONCLUSION: Home care has proven to be efectve, which was realized in a warm family environment, professionally, in order to rehabilitate the patent.