THE PARTICIPATION AND EMPOWERMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORKS FOR LONG TERM CARE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR DEPENDENCY ELDERLY PERSONS, KUDTAPHET SUB DISTRICT, LAM SONTHI DISTRICT, LOPBURI PROVINCE

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มนทิรา อุตมานันท์
ชื่นชนก โควินท์

Abstract

This study is qualitative research. The research objective was to study the participation and empowerment of community health networks for long term care potential development for dependency elderly persons, Kudtaphet Sub District, Lam Sonthi District, Lopburi Province. The samples included the District Health Board (3 persons) and the members of community health network (8 persons) that selected by purposive sampling method and the stakeholders included the dependency elderly persons (5 persons) and the relatives of the dependency elderly persons (5 persons) that selected by snowball method. The total of samples were 21 persons. The data were conducted by In–depth Interview and non – participant observation. Data analysis was explored by content analysis method.


The results of this research were showed that 1. The participation of community health networks for long term care potential development for dependency elderly persons included the participation of network establishment process, the participation of network management, the participation of operations and the participation of receiving benefits 2.                         The empowerments included the empowerment education, resource support and positive reinforcement.

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