The establishment of shelter care services: an overview of shelter care in Malaysia

Siti Hajar, Abdul Rauf and Azlini, Chik and Noorilham, Aziz (2020) The establishment of shelter care services: an overview of shelter care in Malaysia. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11 (8). pp. 325-329. ISSN 0976 5506

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All of the Shelter Care institution had strict rules and regulations, especially about the status of registration. Unregistered Shelter Care with government or private sector will bring problems to the institution especially on financial contributions and safety regulation. Objectives: In view of this fact, study of Shelter Care services has been conducted to identify the most dominant factors that applied by institution. Methods: This study involved 39 institutions and the parameters of study are a registration, entry status, care services, nutrition and accommodation. Results: The findings indicated that the Shelter Care involved was fulfilling the standard of Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). The data was analysed by factor analysis using XL STAT software. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) were computed to identify the most dominant factors whereas reducing the initial five parameters with recommended >0.70 of factor loading. Conclusion: From this study, the result show that all institution is according to the set of procedures that needed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shelter Care, institution, children, entry status, care services, accommodation.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 29 May 2022 02:30
Last Modified: 29 May 2022 02:30

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