Elderly Women in Institutionalized Care : A Situational Analysis of the Elderly in a Colombo City Neighborhood , Sri Lanka

@inproceedings{Vasudevan2013ElderlyWI,
  title={Elderly Women in Institutionalized Care : A Situational Analysis of the Elderly in a Colombo City Neighborhood , Sri Lanka},
  author={V. Vasudevan},
  year={2013}
}
In Sri Lanka with the rapid ageing of the population, the care of the elderly has become an important and urgent issue requiring immediate attention. In this context this study was undertaken in an elder’s home in a Colombo city neighborhood to carry out a situational analysis of the care given to the institutionalized elders. Using the survey and the case study techniques information was collected and processed using the statistical package to ascertain the family support and their opinion… CONTINUE READING

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