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장기요양시설 요양보호사의 구강건강관리에 대한 지식, 태도, 행동

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 Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior Status on Oral Health Care of Geriatric Care Workers in Long-Term Care Facilities 
 전현선  ;  한선영  ;  정원균  ;  최종훈 
 Journal of Dental Hygiene Science (치위생과학회지), Vol.15(5) : 569-576, 2015 
Journal Title
Journal of Dental Hygiene Science(치위생과학회지)
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Elderly people ; Geriatric care worker ; Long-term care facilities ; Oral care
The aim of this study was to assess the oral health knowledge, attitude and behavior among geriatric care workers in long-term care facilities. A self-administered questionnaire was obtained from 212 geriatric care workers attending a professional education program of 2014 dementia pilot project. The questionnaire consisted of 4 parts of the training experience (2 items), knowledge (16 items), attitude (13 items), and behavior (4 items) on oral health care. Collected data were analyzed by frequency analysis, independent t-test, and one-way ANOVA using SPSS Statistics ver. 20.0. The percentage of educational experience on oral care was 27.9% and most respondents answered that they have received the education about denture cleaning (98.3%) and brushing method (91.4%). The average knowledge score was , and respondents showed high-level agreement in 8 of the 10 items in attitude questions. They revealed difficulties in providing oral care to the elderly people because of their lack of knowledge. The deficiencies of knowledge about oral care would have a decisive effect on not only oral and general health, but also quality of life of the elderly people. Therefore, it is required to develop professional oral care training programs for geriatric care workers and support systems should be legalized.
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Yonsei Authors
Jeon, Hyun Sun(전현선)
Choi, Jong Hoon(최종훈) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3211-3619
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