ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING EARLY WARNING SIGNS AND MANAGEMENT OF ALZHEIMERíS DISEASE AMONG CARE GIVERS OF ELDERLY CLIENT.
Background: More than four million people in India have some sort of Alzheimers. This global estimate of 43.8 million people living with Alzheimer's in 2016 in the World Alzheimer's Study is close to an estimated 46.8 million in 2015. A study published on early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimers by the Alzheimers association. In the study , they concluded that education years among caregivers is a predictor of Alzheimer's experience. It appears that family members , especially those with lower levels of education, need to have more knowledge of Alzheimer's.
- To assess the existing knowledge regarding early warning signs and its management of Alzheimers disease among care giver of elderly client.
- To evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding early warning signs and its management of Alzheimers disease among care giver of elderly client.
- To associate the knowledge scores with selected demographic variables.
Methodology: The pretest and post-test research design was used. Research approach was Interventional Evaluatory Approach and the sample for the study is general population. The Samples size is 50¬† will be obtained by using Non-Probability Convenient sampling technique. The setting of the study is¬† selected area of Wardha.
Expected Results: The result of the present study is intended to examine the improvement of the knowledge score early warning signs and their management of Alzheimer's disease among elderly caregivers, hence it will also be evaluated by post-test.