Name of the activity: Caring for the Elderly
Country/NMO: China (IFMSA-China)
Program: Mental Health
Type of the activity: Campaign
Caring for the elderly is a local activity held in SMSA. It is like a campaign which appeals more people to care for the elderly, no matter they live at home or in the nursing home. We try to focus on the mental health of the elderly. The goal of it is to teach the elderly some basic health knowledge, accompany them and let them not feel lonely. We get feedback from volunteers and try our best to promote this activity.
Mental Health advocacy and public awareness
We now prepare lectures for the elderly but do not have a remarkable effect.
Target groups and beneficiaries:
elderly of Nursing home
Objectives and indicators of success:
teach them some health knowledge ; accompany them and let them do not feel lonely
give lectures, teach them to practice their fingers;chat with the elderly
Plans for evaluation:
feedback from volunteers