Korean J Rehabil Nurs.  2015 Dec;18(2):153-164. 10.7587/kjrehn.2015.153.

Developing a Community Capacity Builded Exercise Maintenance Program for Frail Elderly Women

Affiliations
  • 1College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.
  • 2Courses in College of Public Health, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea. 1205syh@hanmail.net

Abstract

PURPOSE
This study was conducted to develop a community capacity builded exercise maintenance program for frail elderly women.
METHODS
As a guideline to develop the exercise maintenance program, the intervention mapping framework, including needs assessment, setting program goals, selecting theory-informed intervention methods, producing program components, planning program implementation and evaluation, was used. Focus group interviews with public health nurses and frail elderly women were conducted for needs assessment. Intervention strategies and components were formulated based on community capacity theory.
RESULTS
The developed exercise maintenance program consisted of strategies focusing on leadership development, partnership construction, organization development, community systematization of dimension of community capacity. A exercise maintenance program using health leader, health contract, exercise pocketbook, rhythmic activity suiting song and self-help group was included.
CONCLUSION
The intervention mapping method was found to be useful to develop theory-based valid and community capacity builded exercise maintenance strategies for frail elderly women.

Keyword

Community capacity; Exercise; Frail elderly women

MeSH Terms

Aged
Female
Focus Groups
Frail Elderly*
Humans
Leadership
Music
Needs Assessment
Nurses, Public Health
Self-Help Groups
Social Change
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