Social Support System:FIVE

CHAPTER FIVE

CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION


5.1       General Overview
The major purpose of this chapter is to serve the wrapping up of the project as well as the objectives which the project attempted to achieve, the experienced gathered; the challenges stumbled upon as well as the recommendation on enhancing the project for further study and use.
5.2       Conclusion
This project met the objectives of designing and implementing a social support system that will manage a community of people that are suffering from infertility in healthcare. This in turn helps people reduce psychological distress (e.g., anxiety or depression) and make them they are not alone. It will gather people having infertility problem together and help in getting some fact for health workers. The design and implementation of the project was successful, users of the system can benefit from it if fully implemented.

5.3       Limitation
The limitations of the system include the following:
1.      Cost of maintaining the system
2.      Risk behind the discussion in the system
3.      Internet facilities availability
5.4       Recommendation
As Social support is the perception and actuality that one is cared for, has assistance available from other people and that one is part of a supportive social network so also, this social support system is recommended for people having a health related problem; and the aspect of health that this project deals with is infertility. Those that have gone through this challenge will share their experience with others about how they dealt with it; thereby making others feel they are never alone.
Due to the limitation of time and technical know-how, some desirable features were left out in the design and implementation phase of this project work. Some of the recommended areas for future expansion and upgrading of this social support system project are listed below:
       I.            Another aspect in healthcare could be added e.g. Malaria, Cholera etc.
    II.            Well management by professionals is highly needed.






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