Caracterización de adultos mayores y su asociación con la valoración funcional y redes de apoyo en hogares geriátricos en el periodo del 2018
Camacho Llanos, Laura Katherine | 2018
The social and demographic reality of Colombia and other Latin American countries, shows an aging population at an increasing rate (1). Functionality is the ability to develop the actions that provide our daily obligations autonomously. Functional deterioration is a predictor of poor clinical evolution and mortality in elderly patients, regardless of their diagnosis; To know the level of deterioration, the scales of functional assessment are used, such as the Barthel Index (IB) (2). The support networks are the coalition of individuals that assume the acquis through work in favor of the well-being of each member, they are the support that they solve (3). problems and that is why it is sought to determine if there is a correlation for what is proposed by the objective of Identifying the relationship in functional assessment of the elderly through the characterization and primary support networks existing in nursing homes UDCA agreement.