The Description of Cognitive Function on Dementia Elderly in Ciparay Tresna Wreda Social Protection Center

Putri Citra Resmi, Lisna Anisa Fitriana, Afianti Sulastri

Abstract

Along with the health and welfare of the population, the number of elderly are increasing. It caused the number of degenerative diseases getting higher. One of them is dementia. Dementia is a global cognitive impairment progressive. Impaired cognitive function can be quite serious health problems seriously which can cause psychological, social and economic such as social isolation, financial difficulties, motor is retardation, aggravate other symptoms and identify the quality of life of the elderly. The purpose of this study is a picture on description of cognitive function on elderly dementia at the center of social protection for elderly in Ciparay Bandung. This study used descriptive quantitative. Design technique purposive sampling from 40 elderly people with dementia aged > 60 years, they were in health based on nursing assessment and nine signs checking, results of score the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) < 24. The research instrument used the Trail Making Test - B (TMT-B) with a frequency distribution analysis data. The results of this study were found data majority elderly dementia cognitive impairment were less and elderly dementia cognitive impairment just a little. From this research, it can be concluded that the description of cognitive function in elderly patients with dementia in the Center of Social Protection for Elderly in Ciparay majority experienced less cognitive function. Recommendations for the BPSTW Ciparay is necessary holding of activities of brain for the elderly like play crosswords puzzle, embroider and other activities.

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Resmi P., Fitriana L. and Sulastri A. (2017). The Description of Cognitive Function on Dementia Elderly in Ciparay Tresna Wreda Social Protection Center.In 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 2: ICSSHPE, ISBN 978-989-758-317-9, pages 452-457. DOI: 10.5220/0007074909710976


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsshpe17,
author={Putri Citra Resmi and Lisna Anisa Fitriana and Afianti Sulastri},
title={The Description of Cognitive Function on Dementia Elderly in Ciparay Tresna Wreda Social Protection Center},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 2: ICSSHPE,},
year={2017},
pages={452-457},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007074909710976},
isbn={978-989-758-317-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 2: ICSSHPE,
TI - The Description of Cognitive Function on Dementia Elderly in Ciparay Tresna Wreda Social Protection Center
SN - 978-989-758-317-9
AU - Resmi P.
AU - Fitriana L.
AU - Sulastri A.
PY - 2017
SP - 452
EP - 457
DO - 10.5220/0007074909710976