Date of Completion

2-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

emotional health, physical health, Neurological disorders, neurologically challenged children

Abstract

A descriptive research using quantitative non-experimental research design was used in this study. Purposive sampling was used and the respondents of this study were parents who have neurologically challenged children who attended school that caters to those with neurological problems. The statistical treatment used were frequency distribution, mean distribution, ANOVA, t-test and percentage frequency distribution. The following conclusions were derived from the findings of the study: 1) Majority of the parents are 40-64 years old, Catholic and part of a nuclear family, and are taking care of children who can independently perform activities of daily living; 2) The respondents or parents who are taking care of neurologically challenged children are moderately health both in terms of physical and emotional health; 3) There is significant difference between age and physical state of health of parents who are taking care of neurologically challenged children. However, family structure, religion and child's level of activities of daily living are not significant to the physical sate of health of parents taking care of neurologically challenged children.

First Advisor

Alely S. Reyes

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