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Care Dependency and Unmet Needs: Prevalence and Contributing Factors

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care dependency is a perceived need for help with regard to self-care activities. The Care Dependency Scale (CDS) was designed to assess these needs. This chapter explores care needs among older ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The acceptance of home care service or nursing homes does not allow one to draw conclusions about the need to receive a particular kind of support. According to the findings, the majority of both ... More


Care Needs and Care Dependency

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In order to supply adequate and appropriate services for older persons, it is useful to identify their needs. This chapter introduces the concept of care dependency, which is defined as the need to ... More


Care Dependency in the Egyptian Context

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care is a response to basic human needs, which are universal. The quantification of such needs, however, depends on how caregivers and care service recipients define the nature of required support ... More


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