THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SEVERITY OF DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVER BURDEN IN FAMILY MEMBER WHO TAKING CARE ELDERLY WITH DEMENTIA IN BALONG, PONOROGO

Sulistyani, Eryin (2015) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SEVERITY OF DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVER BURDEN IN FAMILY MEMBER WHO TAKING CARE ELDERLY WITH DEMENTIA IN BALONG, PONOROGO. Skripsi thesis, UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA.

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Abstract

Dementia is a term that used to describe a progressive cognitive impairment and affect daily activity of elderly. Elderly with demensia need extra caring and continuous guiding by family member. Taking care elderly with dementia can make burden to family member as caregiver, it called caregiver burden consist of physical burden, psichology burden, social burden and economy burden. The purpose of this research is to know correlation between severity of dementia and caregiver burden in family member who taking care elderly with dementia in Balong, Ponorogo. Design used in this study was correlation that applied cross sectional approach. The population was family member who taking care of elderly with dementia and sampling technique used was purposive sampling. Total sample was 23 respondent taken according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. The independent variable was the severity of dementia and dependent variable was caregiver burden in family who taking care elderly with dementia. Data were collected using structured quistionnaire then analyzed by spearmen rank correlation with level of significance of < 0,05. Result showed that the severity of dementia have correlation with caregiver burden in family member who taking care elderly with dementia (ρ = 0,000). The conclusion is more severity of dementia can make caregiver burden heavier. Further studies should be done to find appropriate interventions to family member who taking care elderly with dementia so it can minimalize cargiver burdenly

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Koleksi Ruang Baca Fakultas Keperawatan
Uncontrolled Keywords: caregiver burden, elderly dementia, family, severity of dementia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ1-2044 The Family. Marriage. Women > HQ503-1064 The family. Marriage. Home
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA1-1270 Public aspects of medicine > RA421-790.95 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine > RA645.3-645.37 Home health care services
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions: 13. Fakultas Keperawatan
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Sulistyani, EryinUNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Ika Rudianto
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2015 06:07
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2016 00:38
URI: http://repository.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/90
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