Home health care is heavily utilized to assist homebound clientele with a variety of medical needs. Home health services greatest population is the baby boomers. This population has multiple chronic medical problems that requires surgical intervention, disabilities that limit mobility, many suffer from a loss of mental capacities, or they suffer from depression which affects their physical and mental well-being. Because this population will continue to grow over the next several years, there will continue to be a growing need for home health care. RTK Home Health Services proposes to improve the home care delivered to this population by introducing a new psychological concept that is currently helpful in Psychiatry. The goal is to introduce this service during therapy sessions to decrease the emotional perception of pain by meditating. The full name of this service is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Techniques. It is accomplished by instituting meditation prior to therapy to convince the client to control and manipulate their perception to pain during therapy.
|Commitee:||Reynolds, Grace, Sinay, Tony|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|Department:||Health Care Administration|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 56/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Physical therapy, Occupational Therapy, Health care management|
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