Name of the activity: Caring for the Elderly

Country/NMO: China (IFMSA-China)

Program: Mental Health

 

Type of the activity: Campaign

 

General description:

Caring for the elderly is a local activity held in SMSA. It is like a campaign which appeals more people to care for the elderly, no matter they live at home or in the nursing home. We try to focus on the mental health of the elderly. The goal of it is to teach the elderly some basic health knowledge, accompany them and let them not feel lonely. We get feedback from volunteers and try our best to promote this activity.

Focus area:

Mental Health advocacy and public awareness

Problem statement:

We now prepare lectures for the elderly but do not have a remarkable effect.

Target groups and beneficiaries:

elderly of Nursing home

Objectives and indicators of success:

teach them some health knowledge ; accompany them and let them do not feel lonely

Methodology:

give lectures, teach them to practice their fingers;chat with the elderly

Plans for evaluation:

feedback from volunteers