CAREGIVER TRAINING ON CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA IN MEDAN, NORTH SUMATERA

Darmabakti Cendekia: Journal of Community Service and Engagements

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Title CAREGIVER TRAINING ON CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA IN MEDAN, NORTH SUMATERA
 
Creator Martina, Siska Evi
 
Subject Health
Dementia; Elderly; Caregiver
 
Description Background: Dementia is a syndrome due to brain disease, usually chronic or progressive and there is a dysfunction of noble function. The most common type of dementia is alzheimer’s dementia. Purpose: Improving the capability of caregiver for taking care people living with dementia. Method: The method used in this community engagement was coaching and training for caregivers who are generally families of the elderly with dementia. Caregiver is also taught about treatments and strategies that can be taken to meet the elderly’s daily needs. Demonstrations are also carried out on some care techniques for the elderly that are often not understood by caregiver. Result: The 15 participants who were present were all very active and enthusiastic involved during the activity. All participants were able to follow the activity well and gave many questions they had never known. Participants were able to demonstrate several techniques for treating people with dementia. The results of the questionnaire showed 100% of participants understood about dementia and dementia care. Conclusion: This activity could be regular program for improving capability of caregiver for taking care people living with dementia.
 
Publisher Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Airlangga
 
Contributor
 
Date 2020-06-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/DC/article/view/20286
10.20473/dc.V2.I1.2020.1-3
 
Source Darmabakti Cendekia: Journal of Community Service and Engagements; Vol 2, No 1 (2020): JUNE 2020; 1-3
2657-1099
2657-201X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/DC/article/view/20286/11169
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Darmabakti Cendekia: Journal of Community Service and Engagements
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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