The experience of older people living in nursing home (Panti Wredha) in DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Etty Rekawati, Junaiti Sahar, Widyatuti, Ibnu Abas, Chaidir

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Inability to fulfil daily needs and natural aging process will affect both health and life satisfaction among older people. Services to older people in nursing home may be affected when cooperation between nurse, caregiver and older people are not optimal. Hence, the cooperation between them must be optimized to enhance services and maintain quality of life among the older people. The aim of this study was to develop a partner model between nurse, caregiver and older people in nursing home, Panti Wredha in Jakarta, to improve caring behavior, health status, satisfaction and quality of life of older people. This study's operational method consisted of three phases: (I) exploration phase, (II) model development phase, and (III) model trial phase to assess the model effectiveness. The first year was phase I and II. The second year was phase III model trial to assess the model effectiveness. This article will report the phase I findings. Qualitative design with a descriptive phenomenology approach was used. The population was older people living in Nursing Home (Panti Wredha) in Jakarta. The sample for phase I was selected according to some criteria until data saturation was achieved: eight older people. Data were collected using face-to-face interview to older people. Data were analyzed using Collaizi method. The result of 11 themes (older people). This result will be used further for development of model and module, and will test by readability and expert test.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-352
Number of pages6
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018


  • Health status
  • Older people
  • Partner
  • Satisfaction and quality of life


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