Memory damage is inability to remember some information or behavioral skills. At the age of the elderly have many problems in health as maintaining their health to continue the functions of life such as: being able to engage in physical activity, maintaining social and cognitive functions. The purpose of this paper is to explain about nursing care for erderly with memory damage by using Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and Activity of Daily Living (ADL) instruments. One of the nursing interventions to solving for elderly with memory damage is dementia management with group activities such as handball training. Handball training is carried out five times a week for 30 minutes. The results showed that managed clients experienced an increase in MMSE scores from 15 (moderate cognitive damage) to 17 (moderate cognitive damage). Whereas for resumes 1 clients experienced an increase in MMSE from 14 (moderate cognitive damage) to 17 (moderate cognitive damage) and resume 2 clients experienced a decrease from MMSE 21 score (mild cognitive damage) to 19 (mild cognitive damage). Increased cognitive components of managed clients are in orientation. Whereas for resume 1 there is an increase in attention and calculation and remembering. Resume 2 clients have an increased cognitive component to attention and calculation. The conclution of handball training is improve cognitive abilities and visual processing capabilities.
|Journal||Jurnal Ners Widya Husada|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|