Facilities are the services and care provided to residents living in old age homes. The facilities, and services provided by the two old age homes , one being Daru-l-Khifala which is privately funded, and other being Affiat which is government funded organization, are one way to unveil hidden discussions and are eye-openers for the general public. The domain termed “facilities” will help in revealing the actual picture and will help to decide upon which one of the above mentioned old age homes provide better services, facilities, and care to the people living in these old age homes. We will also be putting a general discussion on the basic facilities provided in the old age homes.
When it is no longer possible for elderly people to live independently, many families have to choose a live-in facility wher their aging family member will be cared for. The numerous options available as a rule can be divided into one of two categories: either assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Selecting the right care facility can make the difference in happiness, vigor and life duration of elderly members of the family.
Although these distinctions may seem rather clear, the decision on where to accomodate an elderly person is far less so, especially as age and health affect capabilities of an elderly person.
Nursing homes put more emphasis on rehabilitating residents and getting them back into the community. As a rule, they provide a private or shared room with a private or shared bathroom. In some of them couples are allowed to stay together. However, here the emphasis is put on patient care, which is why the general atmosphere has precluded much privacy or a sense of "home".
Nevertheless, there is a growing tendency to make some Nursing Home living arrangements more homelike. For instance, it can be achieved by using natural fibers and lighting, or by creative architectural design.
One more great change that is beginning to appear is in...