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Wana Seraya Nursing Home (WSNH) integrated services to establish healthy and happy elderly: a qualitative study

Ni Ketut Putri Ariani

Ni Ketut Putri Ariani
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Sanglah General Hospital, Bali, Indonesia. Email: [email protected]
Online First: April 01, 2020 | Cite this Article
Ariani, N. 2020. Wana Seraya Nursing Home (WSNH) integrated services to establish healthy and happy elderly: a qualitative study. Bali Medical Journal 9(1): 276-278. DOI:10.15562/bmj.v9i1.1629


Background. The increasing number of elderly people in Indonesia reflects the success in various aspects of service, but on the other hand, these conditions have brought about the consequences of various social problems among the elderly such as physical, spiritual, social, and economic deterioration.

Method. The qualitative study was conducted in April 2019.

Result. Wana Seraya Nursing Home was founded in 1975 with the aim of developing the nursing home as a service center, guidance and information on social welfare for the elderly. The activities of the elderly include mental/spiritual guidance, exercise, recreation, and routine health services. Received the elderly who were escorted by their family and who were found neglected.

Conclusion. Various social and cultural aspects are the reasons for living in a nursing home, and with integrated services, the elderly feel comfortable and meaningful.

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