[Quality of life and level of satisfaction of elderly persons receiving home health care: a cross-sectional study].

Abstract

This study evaluated quality of life and level of satisfaction of elderly persons receiving home health care. Data was collected through a questionnaire and by examining medical records of 500 elderly patients. The mean age of study participants was 81 years. Results shows a high level of satisfaction with the quality of care received, the training of doctors and relationships with staff. Healthcare services requested by patients and supplied almost completely match; however, social services offered need to be intensified.

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@article{Ferrara2015QualityOL, title={[Quality of life and level of satisfaction of elderly persons receiving home health care: a cross-sectional study].}, author={Maria Ferrara and Elisa Langiano and Domenico Crispino and Mario De Vendictis and Elisabetta De Vito}, journal={Igiene e sanità pubblica}, year={2015}, volume={71 1}, pages={39-50} }