A Study on Factors Affecting on the Caregivers' Satisfaction in the Group-homes for the Elderly with Dementia

노인요양공동생활가정 서비스제공자의 만족도에 영향을 미치는 요인에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2014.04.30
  • Accepted : 2014.08.07
  • Published : 2014.08.30


The main purpose of this study is to examine factors affecting caregivers' satisfaction in the group-homes for the elderly with dementia. A variety of statistical analysis were used to understand caregivers' satisfaction with the data which obtained through questionnire, interview and survey of facilities in S, G and P cities, Gyeonggi province. 86 data excluding missing data were used to analyze. The results of this study were as follows; (1) Caregivers directly took care of residents for many hours. Residents recovered their health by degrees. (2) Caregivers in general expressed their satisfaction at environment of facility except for bedroom. Bedroom for 3~4 persons is universal in Korea. But the area of bedroom for 3~4 persons is not large to support the elderly's way of life and caregivers' scope of activity. The size of each space is demanded to be more larger than now. (3) Caregivers in general expressed their satisfaction at performance of their duties excluding monthly pay. They had a high opinion of themselves in their duties. (4) Caregivers' satisfaction bears a (positive) relation to residents' life and health.


Group-homes for the Elderly with Dementia;Caregivers' Satisfaction;Quality of the Elderly's Life;Group Homes


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