Satisf actiry environmental adaptation for the physically disabled in main general hospitals of gaza strip
تأليف: alaa ibrahim(مشرف مشارك):: nader al namara(مشرف):: samy h ewenar(اعداد)
النشر: gaza strip:author 2008
النوع: رسائل جامعية
عدد الصفحات: 132
المواضيع: disabled persons (social groups)
رقم التصنيف: 305.90816
العنوان Satisf actiry environmental adaptation for the physically disabled in main general hospitals of gaza strip
Introduction: The percent of physical disability is significantly high in Gaza Strip due to Israeli aggression against the civilian people, this group of people has been unfairly treated by violation of its civil rights, restriction of its freedom to move around.
The Environment adaptability and accessibility to the disabled is vital and important issue in order to have fair life. Hospital buildings are very important places for the disabled, as it is where they have their treatment sessions, medical check ups and follow ups what make it essential and crucial place for hem .
The objective of this study was to measure the acceptance level of the physically disabled individuals regarding the present environmental adaptation on Gaza Strip main general hospitals, ( Al-shifa- Naser and The European).
Methods: Cross-sectional study design was used in order to investigate the opinion of 145 participants who met the inclusion criteria and joined the study, the participants were 67 at Al-shifa hospital, 42 at Naser hospital and 36 at the European hospital , collected data was entered and analyzed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).
Instrument: Prepared questionnaire had reliability and validity tests was randomly distributed to the disabled who met the inclusion criteria of the study inquiring about their opinions regarding the present environmental adaptations.
Period of study: The study lasted for one month during the working
hours( Sunday – Thursday).
Results: The results revealed that percentage of satisfaction about the present environmental adaptations on Al-shifa hospital was 42%, 45% at Nasers hospital and 52% at The European hospital with average of 46% on the three locations , hospital main entrance was the item of highest satisfaction score while the car parking was the item with least score.
Generally the study revealed that the disabled opinion regarding the present environmental adaptations on Gaza strip main general hospitals is remarkably low.
Conclusion: The study showed clear disruption on the constructural system which negatively affects the disabled social life. Finally the study recommended urgent Renovation of buildings to meet the disabler’s demands.