Housing for Elderly in Nursing Home on the Level of Satisfaction in the work Area of Social Service of Surabaya
Keywords:Elderly, Nursing home, satisfaction
A large number of elderly suffer degenerative brain function decline with the characteristics of progressive
loss of memory function and other cognitive abilities. The number is increasing in almost several. The
purpose of this study was to look at the effect of housing for the elderly in Nursing Home on the level of
satisfaction of the elderly in the Social Service area of Surabaya.
The research design used was “Pre-Experimental” design. The variable in this study was the intervention
variable that was the housing for the elderly in the Nursing Home and the output variable that was the
satisfaction of the elderly. The population was all the elderly in the work area of the Surabaya Social Service,
with the criteria for the age limit of the elderly 60 years and over, with a probability sampling technique. The
statistical test used was the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test.
The results of the study obtained were divided into before and after the housing. Before the housing treatment,
there were 133 respondents (88.6%) who were at good satisfaction level and there were 17 respondents
(11.4%) who were at very good satisfaction levels. After the housing treatment, the results showed that there
were 107 respondents (71.3%) who were at good satisfaction level and there were 43 respondents (28.7%)
who were at very good satisfaction level. in addition, the results of the Wilcoxon sign rank statistical test was
0.00. It indicated that there was an effect of housing for the elderly on their level of satisfaction.
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