International Journal of Nursing Research. 2020; 2: (1) 6; DOI:10.12208/j.ijnr.20200006.
Objective: To study the service needs and related influencing factors of the integration of elderly care and health care in the community, and to develop a scientific and reasonable community care model for the elderly. Methods: A total of 128 elderly people who lived in this community from May 2018 to March 2019 were selected as the main subjects of this study. The questionnaire survey was used to investigate the integration of elderly medical care and maintenance needs. The survey contents mainly include: community public health services, general services, health education, elderly care services, rehabilitation services, family beds, and fee-based services. Results: The scores of rehabilitation services (16.82 ± 2.71), family beds (16.03 ± 1.46), and community public health services (22.32 ± 2.24) were higher in the integrated services of elderly medical care and health in the community, which had a higher score Service needs. Affected by age, education level, self-assessed physical condition and comorbidities. Conclusion: Generally speaking, the elderly have a higher demand for the integration of medical care and maintenance, and there is a higher demand for rehabilitation services affected by factors such as age and their own diseases. The government, the community and other relevant departments need to continuously improve the community medical care and health service system. Provide better services for the elderly in the community.