COACHING: RGO (RENDAM GOSOK OLES/SOAK RUB TOPICAL/SRT) ON THE SELF CARE LEVEL OF LEPROSY CLIENTS

Tantut Susanto, Wantiyah Wantiyah

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Introduction. Physical problems of leprosy clients such as leprosy wounds and disability resulting negative public
perception (stigma) for the clients. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of the intervention Coaching: RGO
to the level of self-care of leprosy clients. Method. This study used an experimental design with one group pretest and
posttest. The study was conducted during one month in leprosy clients undergoing rehabilitation through community.
Eighteen (18) leprosy clients in Puskesmas Tempurejo and Jenggawah selected as respondents using simple random
sampling. Result. The results showed that the level of self care before the RGO intervention the majority (83.3%) of
clients was dependent. After the intervention, the majority of clients (61.1%) experience independence on performing
self care. Analysis using frequency distribution and kendall 's tau showed the effect of coaching on the level of self-care
independence of the leprosy clients (p 0.000; α 0.05). Discussion. Leprosy clients require a gradual and regular exercise
twice daily in the treatment of eyes, hands, and feet by doing soak, rub, and topical to prevent the disability.

Keywords: Coaching, Leprosy, community-based rehabilitation

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