Journal of Education, Health and Sport (2019-12-01)

The quality of life of people with slow-healing wounds is strengthened through the introduction of therapeutic and nursing activities administered in long-term homecare nursing, as based on case studies

  • Monika Kołodziejczyk,
  • Elżbieta Stasiak,
  • Karolina Stasiak,
  • Łucja Stasiak,
  • Michał Grzegorczyk

DOI
https://doi.org/10.12775/JEHS.2019.09.12.006
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 9, no. 12
pp. 49 – 66

Abstract

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The quality of life of people with slow-healing wounds is a multi-faceted concept which focuses on the functioning of patients in many spheres of life.Two characteristics of patients qualified for long-term homecare nursing are multi-morbidities and senior age. The coexistence of several chronic diseases, including atherosclerosis, is associated with the presence of a number of healing and caring problems, for example, slow-healing wounds. The social security in Poland in the domain of long-term homecare nursing is at a very low level, as reported by the Central Statistical Office in 2015, with only 4 out of 1000 people using long-term nursing care in a home environment.

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