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Low-Cost Solutions for Improving the QLOE in Israel. Ezey Dar-El, Gad Vitner, Avital Yodfat &Vera Shalom. Agenda. Elderly in Israel Volunteers to Support the Elderly The Project: Improving the QLOE in Israel Defining QLOE The Design Methodology Summary and Conclusions.

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low cost solutions for improving the qloe in israel

Low-Cost Solutions forImproving the QLOEin Israel

Ezey Dar-El, Gad Vitner, Avital Yodfat &Vera Shalom

agenda
Agenda
  • Elderly in Israel
  • Volunteers to Support the Elderly
  • The Project: Improving the QLOE in Israel
  • Defining QLOE
  • The Design Methodology
  • Summary and Conclusions

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elderly in israel
Elderly in Israel
  • Number of Elderly in Israel

About 800,000

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volunteers to support the elderly
Volunteers to Support The Elderly
  • The National Insurance Institute

Operates a Volunteers Program

About 4,000 Volunteers deal with:

45,000 monthly Home Visits

11,000 monthly Counseling Services

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volunteers to support the elderly1
Volunteers to Support The Elderly
  • Volunteers are trained for 16 weeks

total of 64 hours

Attending a University Program

  • Task is Home Visits: 2-4 elderly,

once-twice a week

Counseling Services

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our project
Our Project

Improving the QLOE

In Israel

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defining the elderly population
Defining the Elderly Population
  • Women > 62 Men > 67
  • Cities, Towns, Villages, Kibutzim, Moshavim
  • Jews/Christian-Moslem Arabs/Druze/

Beduin / ”Others”

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defining the elderly population1
Defining the Elderly Population
  • Which group to select?

A city ?

Petah Tikva- Pop: 202,000

33,000 elderly

7,000 above 75

8,000 lonely

8,000 New Immigrants

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defining qloe
Defining QLOE

The literature has plenty research on:

  • Health Related QLOE
  • Activities of Daily Living “ADL”

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defining qloe1
Defining QLOE
  • What Defines the QLOE?
  • Use of a Pilot Study to

Identify the Factors

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Defining QLOE
  • The Survey contained 67 Statements

Covering their Everyday Activities

  • Approx: 120 Responses

Run by Volunteers

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Defining QLOE

The most important factors are listed under :

  • Health
  • Personal Needs
  • Physical Needs
  • Social Needs
  • Municipal / National Rights & Services
  • Cultural Needs
  • Maintenance
  • Economic Factors

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Defining QLOE

Weighing of these Factors

Research Ongoing

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the design methodology
The Design Methodology
  • Develop the QLOE Measure
  • Apply the QLOE before intervention
  • Apply the Intervention
  • Measure the QLOE after Intervention

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brain storming solutions
Brain Storming Solutions

Separate into:

Low Cost Solutions

Medium Cost Solutions

High Cost Solutions

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typical low cost solutions
Typical “Low Cost”Solutions
  • Utilize Elderly Volunteers
  • Utilize Scouts & other Youth Organizations
  • Utilize University students (reduction in tuition fees )
  • National Service (instead of army service)
  • Neighborhood Support Groups
  • School Children Projects

The main issue is

ORGANIZATION

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typical medium cost solutions
Typical “Medium Cost”Solutions
  • Call Center via Municipality

(hot meals, laundry, maintenance, etc.)

  • Ergonomic redesign of Living Spaces

(support bars, lighting, security, etc.)

  • WEB site dedicated for Elderly
  • Magnifier with illuminator for reading
  • Clubs for Elderly

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typical higher cost solution
Typical “Higher Cost” Solution
  • Extend the “ALARM” system outside thehome
  • Dedicated bus line for free transport
  • Ergonomic redesign of handicapped equipment
  • “Care taker” support center
  • Redesign of boarding/alighting steps on buses

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project team include
Project Team include
  • Researchers from 2 universities
  • The National Insurance Institute
  • An Ergonomic Consulting Firm
  • A Software/Hardware producer of computer supported equipment

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We are looking for

PARTNERS

For possible EU/other funding

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