Accommodation To Elderly People In The Health Family Unities: Professionals View

  • Karoline de Lima Alves
  • Anderson Belmont Correia
  • Fabiola Moreira Casimiro de Oliveira
  • Kaligia Deininger de Oliveira
  • Veruska Ribeiro de Medeiros Villar
  • Hilda Nobre de Mariz Maia
  • Francisca Leneide Gonçalves Pereira
  • Paulo Cordeiro Fontes
  • Aline Nadege de Menezes Sá Monte
  • Tatiana Viana Fragoso
  • Bruna Sayonara do Nascimento Miranda
  • Viviane Lisiher Gomes Silva
  • Fernanda Alencar de Almeida Pereira Fabricio
  • Maria Adelaide Silva Paredes Moreira


We seek to know the elderly accommodation strategy utilization in the family health unities professionals’ view. It is about an exploratory study, with qualitative approach, conducted in Family Health Unities in João Pessoa/ Paraíba/ Brazil. 248 basic attention professionals took part of the research, chosen randomly and per convenience. It was used a semi-structured questioning with guideline questions about the elderly accommodation strategy utilization, was pointed 3 semantic classes: Class 1 – Knowledge about accommodation; class 2 – elderly as priority; and class 3 – accommodation’s difficulties and perspectives. It is revealed that the professionals understand the accommodation as a tool that propitiate the improvement of the relation between the professional and the user, optimizing the provided attendance. However, there are indicatives of the lack of knowledge and qualification from some professionals, this fact denote the health permanent education importance.

Descriptors: User accommodation. Elderly. Primary Health Care.

Feb 21, 2017
How to Cite
DE LIMA ALVES, Karoline et al. Accommodation To Elderly People In The Health Family Unities: Professionals View. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, feb. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 may 2017. doi:
Global Health & Health Policy

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