Social and Cultural Norms; Still a Resistance to Nursing Care Homes for Older Patients in KPK, Pakistan

Authors

  • Muhammad Shoaib Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Imran Uddin Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Social, Cultural, Norms, Resistance, Elderly care, Nursing homes

Abstract

The percentage of the elderly population is increasing worldwide. The same trend is also observed in Pakistan. The elderly face many health problems in their advanced age. Elderly those who have chronic conditions like stroke need special and long-term care. So, for the provision of long-term care nursing care homes are crucial in a community. But, unfortunately in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, there is strong resistance to nursing care homes due to cultural and social norms.

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Published

2023-12-28

How to Cite

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Shoaib M, Uddin I. Social and Cultural Norms; Still a Resistance to Nursing Care Homes for Older Patients in KPK, Pakistan. Nat J Health Sci [Internet]. 2023Dec.28 [cited 2024Feb.21];8(4):142-3. Available from: https://ojs.njhsciences.com/index.php/njhs/article/view/482

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Perspective