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Leisure Activities and Education of Elder Adults in Retirement Homes
Kratochvílová, Hana ; Šerák, Michal (advisor) ; Kopecký, Martin (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on leisure activities and education of elderly people in retirement homes. The aim of this work is to determine which leisure activities and educational opportunities are available to clients in these facilities. First, I present the theoretical definition of the term activation and its potential impact on the lives of older people. Leisure time is defined in this thesis and the most common types of leisure activities of older people are listed. These are described and set in the environment of homes for the elderly. Furthermore, I focus on the education of this target group, its importance and specifics, and also the possibilities of educating the facility's clients are listed. The thesis also deals with the way their coming to these facilities affects them. Qualitative empirical research takes the form of semi-structured interviews with activation workers. The aim of the survey is to identify the possibilities of activation in selected homes for the elderly in Prague with regard to their potential impact on the adaptation and quality of life of clients. Among other things, the results show that activation programs are considered an important factor in the adaptation of clients, and can have a positive impact on their quality of life. Attention is paid to local and...

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