Pengalaman Keluarga Merawat Lansia dengan Tingkat Ketergantungan Tinggi di Rumah, Kota Malang, Jawa Timur: Studi Fenomenologi

Joko Wiyono, Junaiti Sahar, Wiwin Wiarsih

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This descriptive phenomenology research was aimed to describe the meaning and essence of family experience in caring for high dependence elderly at home, in Malang City. The data was collected from 8 primary informal caregivers for elderly in family and analyzed by Collaizi’s method. The result described family reason for nursing care for elderly at home, main reason in providing care, supporting reason for providing care; nursing activities, perception during providing care, coping, support, problem encountered and efforts during nursing care for elderly; change of family role, function, and task; attitude change to be more patience as the meaning of experience; and source of health service needs. Family nurses need to consider available family source and the local culture. Further research is also recommended to compare or identify relationship of various variables that occurred as themes in this present research.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)76-83
JournalJurnal Keperawatan Indonesia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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