KOMUNIKASI INTERPERSONAL PERAWAT DENGAN LANSIA PANTI JOMPO UPT PSTW KHUSNUL KHOTIMAH DI KOTA PEKANBARU

Ilham Havifi, Welly Wirman

Abstract


Interpersonal communication is very important in the interaction of a good
relationship between the nurse with the elderly in a nursing home. Through interpersonal
communication can nurses know how to build a good relationship with the elderly, causing a
sense of comfort for the elderly in old spends his days in a nursing home. The purpose of this
study is to explain how the effectiveness of interpersonal communication with the elderly and
nurses know what interpersonal communication disorders among nurses with elderly in a
nursing home. The usefulness of this study are expected to contribute significantly to the
development of science communication and serve as an input for further research.
This research was conducted in a nursing home UPT PSTW Khusnul Khotimah Riau
province, located on the road Kaharudin Nasution Pekanbaru. This research uses descriptive
qualitative research methods that describe and interpret the data. Informants in this study
were nurses, the elderly, and the head of a nursing home by using techniques aimed
informants, purposiv. Data collection techniques using observation, interviews, and
documentation.
The results of this study indicate that braided interpersonal communication by the
nurse with the elderly has been operating effectively in a nursing home UPT PSTW Khusnul
Khotimah. The problems faced by elderly nursing elderly is a condition that is affected by
various factors such as the elderly who are old age, the presence of the illness, the elderly
who are already emotionally unstable, elderly and their families feel left out so it is placed in
a nursing home, which causes the elderly feel comfortable in his old days spent in a nursing
home. The effectiveness of interpersonal communication conducted with elderly nurse is able
to evoke the spirit, motivation, self-confidence and the elderly, in order to feel comfortable in
elderly nursing home by considering five aspects, namely openness, empathy, positive
attitude, being supportive, and equality. Impaired interpersonal communication between
nurses with elderly include three things: physical disorders, psychological disorders, and
semantic disorders.
Keywords : Interpersonal, Communication, Nursing Home

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