Health for the elderly. Determine Cultural Differences in the Use of Mental and Physical Health Services


Presentation slides, 2015
7 Pages, Grade: 12

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Health for the elderly

MUSLIM AND KOREANS

Introduction

-Health practitioners should have an understanding of the cultural practices of different groups of people
-We learn about the important cultural factors that affects effective delivery of healthcare services

Muslim

-Muslims are culturally sensitive
-Spiritual needs, privacy and modesty should be given a priority
-Dietary requirements should also be taken care of

Koreans

-They have a complicated etiquette
-They highly respect the elders and the young should take care of the elderly
-Koreans prefer Asian medicine
-They have a strong religious affiliation

Assessment Tools

- Majority of patients have some spiritual and cultural beliefs
- Use cultural Assessment tools
- Use spiritual assessment tools

Cultural Assessment Tools

-Awareness of one’s cultural values and beliefs
-Recognition of how these values influence one’s attitudes and behaviors

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Title
Health for the elderly. Determine Cultural Differences in the Use of Mental and Physical Health Services
College
Brigham Young University
Grade
12
Author
Year
2015
Pages
7
Catalog Number
V429301
ISBN (eBook)
9783668741843
File size
1582 KB
Language
English
Tags
health, determine, cultural, differences, mental, physical, services
Quote paper
Amos Wesonga (Author), 2015, Health for the elderly. Determine Cultural Differences in the Use of Mental and Physical Health Services, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/429301

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