Assessment of the Psychological Wellbeing of Elderly Residing at Pooncheri Rural Community Area in Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India

Authors

  • George Fernandez A1 , Janagiraman N1 , Shalini M1 , Vinitha R1 , Metha2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1369

Keywords:

Elderly, Wellbeing, rural community area, psychological wellbeing scale.

Abstract

A descriptive Study on Assessment of the psychological wellbeing residing in pooncheri rural community

area in kancheepuram (dist.), Tamil Nadu India. The objectives are to assess psychological wellbeing of

elderly people. To find out the association between levels of psychological wellbeing of elderly people and

selected demographic variables of elderly people. The sampling technique was non-probability, purposive

sampling technique with 111 samples of elderly people and WHO standardized psychological wellbeing scale

were used to assess psychological wellbeing of elderly. The demographic variables Performa, were used to

collect data. The data collection tools were validated and reliability was established. The data collection for

the main study was done. The collected data was tabulated and analyzed, using descriptive and inferential

statistics. Majority of elderly 71.2% had adequate, 28.8% had moderate wellbeing, There no poor wellbeing.

The psychological wellbeing mean value is57.34.

Author Biography

George Fernandez A1 , Janagiraman N1 , Shalini M1 , Vinitha R1 , Metha2

1 B.Sc (NURSING) Student, 2Nursing Associate Professor, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of

Research and Education,Tamilnadu, India

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

George Fernandez A1 , Janagiraman N1 , Shalini M1 , Vinitha R1 , Metha2. (2020). Assessment of the Psychological Wellbeing of Elderly Residing at Pooncheri Rural Community Area in Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 66-69. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1369