Volume 13, Issue 6 (9-2014)                   ijdld 2014, 13(6): 439-446 | Back to browse issues page

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Safdari R, Alizadeh M, Mohamadiazar M, Sharifi F, Fakhrzadeh H. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF HOME CARE PROGRAM IN IRAN WITH OTHER DEVELOPED COUNTRIES. ijdld. 2014; 13 (6) :439-446
URL: http://ijdld.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5261-en.html
1- Health Information Management, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Elderly Health Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Health Information Management, School of Allied Health Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran , m.azarmohamadi@yahoo.com
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Background: Reducing in mortality rate due to improved health status in recent years has led to an increased number of elderly people in the world. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the structure of the home care plane in developed countries to provide practical implementations for Iran. This paper is based on valid studies, library and internet searches in databases like science directly, Springer, Proquest, and advanced search in Google to review the literature on the home care programs in developed countries. Results: Documents showed that developed countries have established the aimed, needs, priorities programming of the elderly home care plan. Those groups of countries have designed the home care services to care of older people in their homes respect to maintained of their function and ability as independent individuals. Conclusion: The investigations have been shown that community-based services and home care programs that is not considered as a medical service component, could be eliminated the support needs, and helped the elderly people to live independently and continue their life with quality. Considering the significant role of home services in the prevention of hospital readmission in elderly and to maintain of independency rate and also increasing the quality of life in elderly people, is a necessary issue in Iran that makes to improve on the quality of life in Iranian seniors
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/11/15 | Accepted: 2014/11/15 | Published: 2014/11/15

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