Quasi Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Hot Water Foot Bath Therapy on the Quality of Sleep Among the Elderly People

Authors

  • Shyama Patel B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Milan Damor B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Priyanka Charpot B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Dinky Patel B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Jinal Patel B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Riddhi Patel B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Hetal Baria B.Sc. Nursing Student, Department of Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, India
  • Rinal Jadav Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Late R. P. Patel Nursing College, Ode, Anand, Indi

Keywords:

hot water foot bath therapy, old age home, sleep quality

Abstract

“Sleep is a golden chain that ties health and our bodies together”. Ageing is universal phenomenon. The quality and quantity of sleep decreases with age. In this study objectives are: 1) To assess the quality of sleep-in elderly people. 2) To evaluate the effectiveness of hot water foot bath therapy on quality of sleep among elderly people. 3) To rule out association between quality of sleep among elderly people with their selected demographic variable. Material and Method: A quasi experimental research design and nonprobability purposive sampling technique was adopted to achieve the goal of the study. The tool consists of two parts, first part consists the demographic data of sample and second part consist of Standardized tool PSQI scale. The sample was 50 old age people living in selected old age home at Anand district. Descriptive and inferential statistics method were used for analysis. Result: The finding related to effectiveness of hot water foot bath Therapy in old age people - the majority of moderate sleep disturbance is old age people is (60%) The majority of mild sleep disturbance in old age people is (40%). The chi- square used to determine association between pre-test score with selected demographic variable like age, gender, marital status, education, weight, family history, addiction, dietary pattern. There is significant association between pre-test sleep disturbance score and selected demographic variable with p< 2.01 level of significant including age, gender, marital status, education, weight, family history, addiction, dietary pattern.

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Published

10-01-2023

How to Cite

[1]
S. Patel, “Quasi Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Hot Water Foot Bath Therapy on the Quality of Sleep Among the Elderly People”, IJRAMT, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 30–32, Jan. 2023.

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