Desain Pengembangan Tongkat Sebagai Sarana Bantu Jalan Lansia Dengan Konsep Elder Friendly

Pertiwi, Diana Isti (2017) Desain Pengembangan Tongkat Sebagai Sarana Bantu Jalan Lansia Dengan Konsep Elder Friendly. Undergraduate thesis, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember.

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Abstract

Indonesia merupakan salah satu negara dengan jumlah penduduk lansia terbanyak ke-4 di dunia. Jumlah tersebut semakin terus meningkat dari tahun 2010 hingga sekarang. Dengan bertambahnya usia menyebabkan berbagai penurunan sistem kekebalan tubuh salah satunya yaitu penurunan kemampuan berjalan. Perubahan fisik dan psikis mempengaruhi kesehatan lansia. beberapa perubahan psikis yang dialami lansia yaitu kesepian mudah bosan. Kemampuan fisik lansia yang menurun menyebabkan lansia sulit mencapai kemandirian,karena itulah mereka membutuhkan sarana bantu untuk mempermudah pergerakan mereka. Secara fisik, lansia mudah lelah terutama dibagian punggung dan kaki, memiliki masalah dalam kesimbangan, sering kesulitan melakukan kegiatan seperti membungkuk, merunduk, berbalik badan saat duduk, hingga duduk atau berdiri terlalu lama. Selain itu, panca indera lansia juga mengalami penurunan seperti kepekaan indera penglihatan, indera pendengaran hingga indera peraba dimana lansia sering mengalami tremor atau gemetar tangan. Dengan permasalahan baik dari fisik dan psikis lansia maka diperlukan adanya alat atau sarana bantu jalan yang dapat meminimalkan rasa bosan untuk menjaga kesehatan fisik dan psikis mereka. Metode yang penelitian yang digunakan yaitu dari data literature, shadowing, dan diari studies. Selain itu juga dilakukan metode story telling dengan beberapa narasumber dari lansia itu sendiri. Tujuan utama dari penelitian ini adalah membuat desain sarana bantu jalan untuk membatu mobilotas lansia dengan konsep elder friendly yang dapat meminimalkan rasa bosan dan kesepian lansia agar tetap menjaga kesehatan fisik dan psikis lansia. ============================================================================================ Indonesia is one of the countries with the most number of elderly, reaching th 4th place in the world. The number keeps increasing since 2010. Along with the aging process, the elderly also experience degradation of immune system; with one of the signs is the decreasing ability to move. The change in their physique and mental influence their health as well. One of the mental effects is being more prone to loneliness and easy to feel bored. The decrease of physical abilities in elderly caused them to become dependent and needs aids to ease their mobility. Physically, elderly gets tired easily, especially on their back and legs, having balance issues, getting difficulties to even bow, crouching, turning around while sitting, or standing for too long. Their senses are also decreasing, in example, their worsened eyesight, hearing, to their sense of touch which caused their hands to have tremors. With these physical and mental problems of the elderly, it’s important to have tools or walking aid that can minimize their boredom to keep their physical and mental health. The research methods used for this project are literature data search, shadowing, and diary studies. Story telling method was also done directly to the elderly. The main point of this project is to design a walking aid that helps increasing the mobility of the elderly with elderly friendly concept which minimize their boredom and loneliness to save their physical and mental health

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: RSDP 658.575 2 Per d
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lansia, Elder Friendly, Mobilitas lansia
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS156 Quality Control
Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning > Industrial Design Product > (S1) Undergraduate Theses
Depositing User: Mr. Tondo Indra Nyata
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 07:01
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2017 02:13
URI: http://repository.its.ac.id/id/eprint/41471

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