Author(s): Dency. J, Parvathy V. S, Sherin Francis, Sneha Bavan, Vineetha C. R, Soly Thomas

Email(s): solylijo@yahoo.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00052.8   

Address: Mrs. Dency. J1, Ms. Parvathy V. S1, Ms. Sherin Francis1, Ms. Sneha Bavan1, Ms. Vineetha C. R1, Mrs. Soly Thomas2
1Third Year B. Sc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam
2Nursing Tutor, Department of Child Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 7,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2019


ABSTRACT:
Functional participation relates to a form of participatory contribution in which individuals focus on themselves rather than others in their organizations but yet contribute to organizational effectiveness. The sooner identification of functional delay, the better it will be for the child’s development into adult hood. The objectives of the study were to assess the functional participation ability among preschool children and to find out the association between functional participation ability among preschool children with their selected demographic variables. A survey research design was adopted for the study. The study was conducted among 60 preschoolers by Convenient random sampling. The data was obtained by using the self structured work book on the functional participation among preschool children on the aspects of fine motor, gross motor and visual motor skills based on miller function and participation scale. The students were provided with work book consisting of activities specific to their age and their participation was scored on the check list, developed by the researcher. The analysis of the data based on the objectives of the study, using descriptive statistics. Based on the objective: assess the functional participation ability among preschool children the study revealed out of 60 students 1(1.6%) had mild mastery 3(5%) had moderate mastery 56 (93.3%) had complete mastery over the whole task given. The activities were scored again with respect to visual motor, fine motor and gross motor aspects of the children. The scoring of activities with regard to visual motor aspect reveals that out of 60 students, 3.33% had mild mastery, 5% had moderate mastery and 91.66% had complete mastery over the given task, the activities on fine motor aspects reveals 1.66% had mild mastery and 98.33% had complete mastery over the given task. and the activities on gross motor aspect reveals that 1.66% had mild mastery, 5% had moderate mastery and 93.33% had complete mastery over the given task respectively The data obtained shows significant association between functional participation ability of preschoolers with their demographic variables such as age, educational qualification of parents, socioeconomic status of parents and there was no significant association between functional participation ability of preschoolers and sex. Based on the finding the investigator have drawn implication which were of vital concerns in the field of nursing practice, nursing administration, nursing pattern, nursing education for future development.


Cite this article:
Dency. J, Parvathy V. S, Sherin Francis, Sneha Bavan, Vineetha C. R, Soly Thomas. A Survey Study to assess the Functional Participation Ability among Preschool Children of First Kid Primary School, Kollam. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2):242-246. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00052.8


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