publication . Thesis . 2013

Exploring the construction of quality of life in older people / Lizanlé van Biljon.

Van Biljon, Lizanlé;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Country: Bangladesh
Abstract
Ageing populations and the unique challenges they pose are characteristic of the accelerating demographic transition evident in both developed and developing countries. In South Africa the elderly population is also increasing dramatically. There is a disproportionate distribution of older persons per ethnic group, with white older people representing the largest group of older South Africans (21%, proportional to ethnic group). The influx of the baby boomer generation will inevitably lead to an exponential increase in the numbers of white older people within the next two decades. Regardless of integration policies in post-apartheid South Africa, 90% of all resi...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanities
free text keywords: Quality of life, older persons, residential care facility, QoL contributors, QoL inhibitors, QoL domains, interactive qualitative analysis, Mmogo-method®, lewenskwaliteit, ouer persone, residensiële sorgfasiliteit, bydraende faktore tot lewenskwaliteit, stremmende faktore van lewenskwaliteit, domeine van lewenskwaliteit, interaktiewe kwalitatiewe analise, Mmogo-metode®
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