Family experience in providing support and the achieving of post-stroke late adulthood development

Yusrini, Herni Susanti, Ice Yulia Wardani, Nurlaila Fitriani

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Abstract

Objectives: Supporting the achievement of post-stroke late adulthood development is a unique experience that impacts heavily on families. The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of family experience in providing support post-stroke to a family member and enabling them to achieve late adulthood development and then to interpret this. Method: The research used a qualitative design with a descriptive phenomenology approach. The participants were 14 caregivers of the elderly. Results: The results (1) the impact of the bio-psycho-socio-spiritual on the elderly post-stroke survivor, (2) how the family fulfills the needs of the post-stroke elderly person, (3) the impact of the post-stroke period on the elderly by family members, (4) the achievement of post-stroke late adulthood development by family members, and (5) the meaning of providing care for the post-stroke elderly survivor. Conclusions: This research identified 5 themes and recommendations are that psychoeducation for the carers of stroke survivors should be improved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)900-904
Number of pages5
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Volume29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Family
  • Late adulthood development
  • Post-stroke

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