International Academic Journal of Politics and Law

  • ISSN 0000-0000

Investigation and psychological analysis of the elderly in nursing home

Mohammad Rahimi,Fatemeh Ghasemi and Mohammad-Amin Zare

Abstract: One of the largest problems of the society is aging and provision of psychological needs of the elderly. In this study, we will investigate and analyze the psychology of the elderly in nursing homes; moreover creation of emotional connection and provision of psychological needs of the elderly’s lives will be considered. The aim of the present study is psychological analysis of the effect of living conditions in the nursing home compared to living in family environment and open social environment. First, the elderly needs, which are increasing with population growth, will be introduced. The signs and dangers which can affect the elderly’s quality of life will be indicated. Lack of sufficient facilities in rest home and elderly need for the family signifies the sense of high social relationship with his/her own living environment, a kind of sense that the senior person, in his living environment is having towards the nursing homes . Therefore, in order to prevent mental harm to elderly, some solutions such as appropriate physical activities, social relationships in order to reduce stress in elderly, family gathering and spiritual connection in nursing homes are offered

Keywords: Psychology, the elderly, nursing home, mentality, life

Page: 72-81

DOI: 10.9756/IAJPL/V6I1/1910008

Volume 6, Issue 1, 2019