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Monday, April 6, 2015

Hospital Calderón Guardia abre programa para cuidadores de adultos mayores

Hospital Calderón Guardia abre programa para cuidadores de adultos mayores

Un programa para la atención de cuidadores de adultos mayores puso al servicio de esa población, el hospital Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia con el que se pretende darles apoyo psicoeducativo y psicoterapéutico y evitar que sufran el “síndrome del cuidador”.

Este síndrome conocido también como cuidador quemado es cada día más frecuente entre las personas que se encargan de la atención diaria de pacientes adultos mayores o con enfermedades terminales, incapacitantes o degenerativas, y puede causar en las personas responsables de estos pacientes: estrés, ansiedad, depresión y frustración.

Tales condiciones los pueden hacer vulnerables a sufrir alteraciones físicas, emocionales y sociales, que pueden desequilibrar muchos aspectos de su vida y crear otra clase de conflictos que puede complicar su diario vivir.

Según el doctor Elí Chaves Segura, jefe del servicio de Geriatría de ese centro médico que está a cargo del programa, es muy frecuente que los hijos, esposos y otros familiares que asisten a la consulta de Geriatría y son cuidadores expresen su necesidad de contar con una red de apoyo que les permita compartir con otras personas sus experiencias y como sobrellevar situaciones difíciles de las personas que cuidan.

Con ese propósito, se abrió este programa de manera que ellos se sientan más acompañados en este proceso.

Este grupo consta de 12 sesiones de trabajo que se realizan los días martes de 1.00 p.m. a 3.30 p.m. en el Servicio de Geriatría, ubicado de los cajeros automáticos 100 metros al norte y 50 metros al este, para mayores informes y anotarse para el grupo del mes de junio pueden comunicarse al 2212-1173.

ospital Calderon guard opens programme for caregivers of older adults

a programme for the attention of caregivers of older people he put in the service of the population, the hospital RAFAEL ANGEL Calderon guard with the intention to give them support psicoeducativo and psicoterapéutico and keep them from suffering the caretaker " syndrome ".

This syndrome also known as caretaker burned is every day more prevalent between persons who are responsible for the daily care of patients or older adults with terminal illnesses, incapacitating or degenerative, and can cause in people responsible for these patients: Stress, anxiety, depression and frustration.

such conditions are can make vulnerable to suffer changes physical, emotional and social, that can desequilibrar many aspects of their lives and create a different kind of conflicts that can complicate their daily lives.

According to the doctor elí chaves safe, head of the service of geriatrics of that medical center who is in charge of the programme, it is very common that the children, husbands and other family members attending the consultation of geriatrics and are caregivers express their need to count on a network of support that will allow them to share with other people, their experiences and how to cope with difficult situations of the people that care.

with that purpose, they opened this programme so that they feel more keeping them in this process.

This group consists of 12 sessions of work that is being done on tuesday from 1.00 p.m. 3.30 p.m. in the service of geriatrics, located of cash machines 100 meters to the north and 50 meters to the east , for old reports and score for the group of the month of june can communicate at 2212-1173.



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