BUILDING A HEALTHY COMMUNITY BY IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE ELDERLY IMPLEMENTATION THE DIARII PROGRAM IN SOUTH KALIMANTAN

  • Ermeisi Er Unja STIKES Suaka Insan Banjarmasin
  • Oktovin STIKES Suaka Insan Banjarmasin
  • Aulia Rachman STIKES Suaka Insan Banjarmasin
  • Warjiman STIKES Suaka Insan Banjarmasin
  • Hilda Emma Mallisa STIKES Suaka Insan Banjarmasin
Keywords: Elderly, DIARII, Hyperthension

Abstract

Hypertension is still one of the most common diseases among the elderly. One of the areas where hypertension cases are still high is South Kalimantan. The elderly need internal and external support as a preventive measure to avoid further consequences of hypertension. The role of cadres in this case is very important to provide education about hypertension in the elderly. Community service was carried out with the aim of improving the quality of cadres in the care of the elderly, especially those suffering from hypertension, whose activities were carried out on 26 May 2023. The participants in this activity were 15 cadres and 40 elderly people. The activities were carried out for 3 weeks. The first week, the cadres were trained in gerontic care. The second week, the elderly hypertension and their families were counseled during the implementation of the DIARII programme. The third week, the elderly gymnastics activities were carried out. The service activities carried out received a positive response from the cadres and the community, considering that this is an effort to improve the performance of the cadres and to improve the quality of life of elderly groups with hypertension.

References

Mahardika, A. W. (2017). The Relationship Between Family Support with Elderly Visits to Posbindu Elderly Activities in Ginuk Karas Village, Magetan District. Surakarta Muhammadiyah University.

Hutapea, B. (2011). Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Well-being in Older People who are Members of Faith-based Organisations in Jakarta. INSAN Psychology Media. 64- 73.

Herlinah, L., Wiarsih, W., Rekawati, E. (2013). Relationship between Family Support with Elderly Behaviour in Hypertension Control. Community Nursing Journal. 108-115.

Ogedegbe, G., et al. (2013). The Counseling Older Adults to Control Hypertension (COACH) Trial: Design and Methodology of A Group-based Lifestyle Intervention for Hypertensive Minority Older Adults. Contemporary Clinical Trials. Vol. 35: 70-79. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2013.02.008

Er Unja, E., Chrismilasari, L.A., Rachman A. (2022). The "DIARII" Program to Improve Patient Independence in The Management of Hypertension in Banjarmasin in 2022. EduHealth Journal. 13(2): 466-73. Available from:http://ejournal.seaninstitute.or.id/index.php/healt/article/view/566. Cited 4 April 2023

Handayani, D., Wahyuni. (2012). The Relationship between Family Support with Elderly Compliance in attending Posbindu Lansia Jetis, Krajan Village, Sukoharjo Regency District. Stikes Journal. Vol. 9: 49-58.

Lintang, S. P. (2013). The Relationship Between Religiosity with Psychological Well-Being in the Elderly. Surakarta Muhammadiyah University.

Published
2023-12-04
How to Cite
Unja, E. E., Oktovin, Rachman, A., Warjiman, & Mallisa, H. E. (2023). BUILDING A HEALTHY COMMUNITY BY IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE ELDERLY IMPLEMENTATION THE DIARII PROGRAM IN SOUTH KALIMANTAN. Community Service Journal of Indonesia, 5(2), 57-62. https://doi.org/10.36720/csji.v5i2.577
Abstract viewed = 55 times
PDF downloaded = 34 times iThenticate downloaded = 5 times