Evaluation Of A Program Evaluation Essay

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PROGRAM EVALUATION In order to determine the effectiveness of the program and the level of participant satisfaction, Kingsley Manor will collect and analyze data with the aim of answering the following questions: (1) Will an onsite wellness program increase the wellness and health related uality of life for older adults with Diabetes Mellitus Type II? (2) What participant specific characteristics predict increased or decreased benefit from participation in a wellness program? (3) Do older adults with Diabetes Mellitus Type II perceive changes in function, health, wellness or quality of life related to participation in a wellness program? (4) How satisfied are older adults with Diabetes Mellitus Type II with a wellness program that incorporates educational and exercise sessions? This study will use the following Operational definitions: 1. Older adult: person aged 65 or older 2. Diabetes Mellitus Type II (DMT2): a chronic disease due to progressive insulin secretory defect on the background of insulin resistance diagnosed by A1C or plasma glucose criteria (ADA, 2015) 3. Wellness: “an active, lifelong process of becoming aware of choices and making decisions toward a more balanced and fulfilling life; wellness involves choices about our lives and our priorities that determine our lifestyles” (as defined by ASU, n.d.) 4. Health: “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (as defined by WHO, 1946) 5.
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