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Otaghi M, jamalaldin H, Azadi A, Sayehmiri K. Keywords: Educational program, Caregivers, Elderly, Diabetestype II, Ilam.. Journal title 2020; 3 (2)
URL: http://newresearch.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-1142-en.html
Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilam University of Medical sciences, Ilam, Iran
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Background and Aims: Background: Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in old age. The informal caregivers of these patients undergo heavy care. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of the educational program on care burden of informal caregivers of elderly with type II diabetes in 2016-2017.
Materials and Methods: The present study was carried out according to the experimental purpose. In this study 80 out of 120 informal caregivers of elderly with diabetes who were referred to the Shahid Mostafa Khomeini Hospital in Ilam were selected by convenience sampling method and also randomly were placed in experiment (40 people) and control groups (40 people). The experiment group received 8 session with 2 hours duration (8 present and 3 phone session) as intervention. The data were collected using two questionnaires: demographic and Zarit's Care before and after (one and six weeks after intervention) intervention. The collected data were analysis by using statistical software SPSS 22 and descriptive and inferential statistical tests (covariance) at the significant level of 0.05.
Results: The results showed that there was a significant difference between the level of care burden of the experimental (72.73±7) and control groups (68.95±7) before intervention. Also, the educational program reduced the care burden mean of the experimental group to 64.64±10 and the care burden mean of control group to 68.32±5 at the first post test (p=0.009). The results of the follow-up phase indicated that the training program could significantly reduce the care burden mean of the experimental group (41.09±9) compared with the control group (68.75±5) (p=0.001).
Conclusion: According to the results, it can be concluded that the care burden of informal caregivers of elderly people with type II diabetes, after training intervention was significantly reduced. Therefore, this interventional program can be used to reduce the care burden of informal caregivers in this group of patients.

Received: 2020/08/3 | Accepted: 2020/09/28 | Published: 2020/08/31

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