Apr 14, 2011 · The design of the study was a survey of attitudes of healthcare workers towards older people. Attitudes towards older people were measured using the Kogan's Attitudes towards Older People Scale [KOP], developed by Kogan in 1961 .In developing the scale, Kogan assigned older people the status of a minority group, and the items in the scale originated within ethnic minority stereotype Cited by: 85. Older adults with mental health problems are especially unlikely to seek professional mental health services. It is not clear, however, whether their help-seeking attitudes and treatment beliefs contribute to this problem. The objectives of this study were to compare older adults’ attitudes and Cited by: 124.
With the global trend towards an increasingly ageing population, it is clear that nurses need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to fulfil significant roles in responding to future health and support needs. This paper reports the results of a survey that aimed to identify and evaluate the attitudes of nurses, healthcare assistants, and nursing students towards older people.Cited by: 85. The purpose of this review is to present findings on the effects of stereotypes of aging on health outcomes related to older adults, such as physical and mental functioning (specifically) and overall well-being and perceived quality of life (more broadly). This review shows that both positive and negative stereotypes of aging can have enabling and constraining effects on the actions Cited by: 24.
Older adults are often viewed as a nurse's burden and an obstacle to the more important work of caring for younger adults with some nurses identifying with the current societal culture which does not value older adults and finding care of confused older people frustrating (Dahlke and Phinney, 2008).Cited by: 194. Objective. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of participation in an aging simulation game on nursing students' empathy and attitudes toward older adults as well as their understanding of patients' experiences in the healthcare system.Cited by: 24.
students regarding caring for older adults, personal aging, healthcare reform, the role of the physician on the interprofes-sional team, and anticipated clinical involvement with older adults. We posed three research questions to evaluate differences across the student groups: Question 1: Do attitudes toward personal aging and caring for. GoalImprove the health, function, and quality of life of older adults.OverviewAs Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented. In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the US population was aged 65 or older and is projected to reach 23.5% (98 million) by 2060.1Aging adults experience higher risk of chronic disease. In 2012, 60% of older adults managed 2.