Caring Experience of Primary Family Caregiver in Elderly with Dementia at Indonesian Rural Area
- 10.2991/hsic-17.2017.49How to use a DOI?
- Caring Experience, Primary Family Caregiver, Dementia
Primary family caregiver (PFC) is the nearest person whose main function is the care of elderly dementia at home, before care elderly dementia they require essential preparation, the first is preparation of mentally and the second is preparation in environment. Not all family members willing to care for them, only PFC has a sincerity that is capable to take care of them.Objective: In fact the PFC is not only busy with taking care of elderly dementia alone, but they also have other roles and functions in their families. Some consequences of PFC became the spirit of researchers to explore caring experience of primary family caregiver in elderly with dementia at rural area in Indonesia. Methods: The researchers used a qualitative design with interpretive phenomenological approach, the retrieval of data using in-depth interviews with semi-structured interview guide and field notes.Results: This research resulted in three themes (1) primary family caregiverâ€™s barrier in taking care elder with dementia (2) intervention of PFC in taking care elder with dementia (3) Strength of PFC in taking care elder with dementia. Conclusion: PFC in caring for elderly dementia at home the fact is not easy, the efforts taken by the PVC in order to recover dementia being pseudo hopes for PFC in the countryside because progress of disease that slowly got worse in addition plus the lack of exposure to health information.
- © 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Muhammad Rosyidul Ibad AU - Ahsan Ahsan AU - Retno Lestari PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Caring Experience of Primary Family Caregiver in Elderly with Dementia at Indonesian Rural Area BT - Proceedings of the Health Science International Conference (HSIC 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 316 EP - 323 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/hsic-17.2017.49 DO - 10.2991/hsic-17.2017.49 ID - Ibad2017/10 ER -