The Development of Community-Based Convergent Services for Senior Citizen

지역사회기반 재가노인 융합서비스시스템 개발

  • Han, Jeong-Won (Division of Aging and Social Work, Catholic University of Pusan)
  • 한정원 (부산가톨릭대학교 노인복지보건학과)
  • Received : 2016.10.10
  • Accepted : 2016.12.20
  • Published : 2016.12.31


Korea faces new social needs of community-based service for senior citizen as aging is getting fasten. Targeting elderly people who are beneficiaries of long-term care insurance and caring service, this paper aims to explore decent and proper services for senior citizens in terms of rehabilitation, health improvement and quality of life. Especially this research approaches from the perspective of service providers, including service facilities and care-service givers. Using FGI methods with care-providers and in-depth interviews with community social workers as well as nurses, convergence approaches are explored. As a result, welfare field and nursing practices are clearly divided in the community, so that the convergence education and team work tool would be developed in the near future.


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea


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