Success Factors of the Implementation of Health Promotion Program for the Elders in Community, Nakorn Si Thammarat Province and Krabi Province Context.

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      The ethnography reveal the success factors that affected the implementation of the elderly health promotion program in six community of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Krabi province. The data was collected by understanding related reports, observation, interviews, focus groups from 206 participants: Project Manager 6, Project co-operator 24, Academic Coordination Team 6, the elders 170. Research trustworthiness by triangulation technique, content analysis was used to thematic creating. The results confirming project success: 100 elders leaders emerging, increasing 100% of the elderly participating, 90% have health promotion knowledge, increasing of area, groups and members, elderly clubs were established and setting the agreement rules to achieve continuous activities, the concrete of creating a network, linking and expanding cooperation. The success factors include: 1) personal, groups, organization: 1.1) the elderly leaders; compose 15-30 persons driving the project affect to elderly health behavior, important characteristics: respectful accepted from community, knowledgeable, healthy behavior for the role-model, 1.2) health status and self-care ability affected the activity participation, 1.3) elder's family encouraging continuous activities, 1.4) neighborhoods reminding information, 1.5) the elderly's group encourage meeting, health volunteers providing information. Financial groups supporting budget, 1.6) Thai Health Promotion Foundation supporting financial for learning process. 2) The process success factors: 2.1) design of systematic activities, create participation every step, focus on creating the elder's value by let them to carry out their own projects affect ownership, develop, expand to childhood and middle-age, inherit the wisdom, 2.2) multifunctional networking, 2.3) agreement rules of elderly's clubs, 2.4) the using of community's potential to implementation. The success factors presented to the elders and stakeholder apply for community health promotion. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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