THE RELATIONSHIP OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS WITH THE LEVELS OF INDEPENDENCE IN CONDUCTING ACTIVITY OF DAILY LIVING IN CANDIDATES OF ELDERLY HAJI HAJI IN KBIH KODAM I BUKIT BARISAN, MEDAN CITY

  • RIZKY ADITYAS WARA UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
  • ELMAN BOY S UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
Keywords: Activity Of Daily Living, Cognitive Function, Elderly

Abstract

Decreased cognitive function in the elderly is the biggest cause of the inability to perform normal daily activities, and is also
the most common reason that causes dependence on others to care for themselves (care dependence) in the elderly.
Knowledge or cognitive is needed to meet the needs of the elderly and attitudes can also influence the behavior of the
elderly in self-sufficiency in meeting the needs of daily activities. To determine the relationship of cognitive function with the
level of independence in carrying out activity of daily living in elderly pilgrims at KBIH Kodam 1 Bukit Barisan, Medan City.
The design of this study was non-experimental using a correlative analytic method with a cross sectional approach. Sampling
was done by purposive sampling. Data collection was taken through interviews using the Barthel index questionnaire and
MMSE. Based on the results of the analysis test using the Chi Square test, a p value of 0.001 (p <0.05) means that there is a
significant relationship between cognitive function and the level of independence in performing ADL on the Prospective Elder
Pilgrims in KBIH Kodam 1 Bukit Barisan, Medan City. And based on the pearson correlation test obtained r = 0.721, which
means it has a strong relationship between cognitive function and the level of independence in conducting ADL on the
Prospective Elder Pilgrims at KBIH Kodam 1 Bukit Barisan, Medan City. There is a relationship between cognitive function
and the level of independence in carrying out activity of daily living on prospective elderly pilgrims at KBIH Kodam 1 Bukit
Barisan, Medan City.

Published
2021-04-20
How to Cite
WARA, R., & S, E. (2021). THE RELATIONSHIP OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS WITH THE LEVELS OF INDEPENDENCE IN CONDUCTING ACTIVITY OF DAILY LIVING IN CANDIDATES OF ELDERLY HAJI HAJI IN KBIH KODAM I BUKIT BARISAN, MEDAN CITY. JURNAL ILMIAH KOHESI, 5(2), 72-79. Retrieved from https://kohesi.sciencemakarioz.org/index.php/JIK/article/view/240