Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Health Science, ICHS 2020, 26-27 October 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

An Overview of Self-esteem of Visually Blind People in One Social Rehabilitation Center, Bekasi Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2020.2311347,
        author={Sellie Damayanti and Maulina Handayani},
        title={An Overview of Self-esteem of Visually Blind People in One Social Rehabilitation Center, Bekasi Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Health Science, ICHS 2020, 26-27 October 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICHS},
        year={2021},
        month={8},
        keywords={blind people self-esteem nursing care},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2020.2311347}
    }
    
  • Sellie Damayanti
    Maulina Handayani
    Year: 2021
    An Overview of Self-esteem of Visually Blind People in One Social Rehabilitation Center, Bekasi Indonesia
    ICHS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2020.2311347
Sellie Damayanti1,*, Maulina Handayani1
  • 1: Nursing Study Program, Faculty of Health Sciences UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Ciputat, 15419. Indonesia
*Contact email: damayantisellie@gmail.com

Abstract

Physical limitations (disabilities), such as Visual impairment may affect self-esteem processing. The Nurse must be capable to patients with disabilities concerning variations in patient self-esteem. Therefore, this study aimeds to describe the self-esteem of blind people. This research used a descriptive cross-sectional design. The Sample was 42 respondents of Blind people at the Tan Miyat Bekasi Social Rehabilitation Center for People with Netra Sensory Disability (BRSPDSN) which was obtained from The total sampling method. Data collection used a validated Self-esteem scale, Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale (RSES) instrument. Data analysis used a univariate test to get a percentage and proportion values. The results showed that 25 respondents (59,5%) had high self-esteem and 17 other respondents (40,5%) had lower self-esteem. Some of the groups that had the lowest self-esteem include the early adolescence group (54.55%), Early adulthood (57,14%), late adulthood (100%), and the SMPLB education group (66.67%). The majority of the groups that had the highest self-esteem include the late adolescence group (71.3%), and childhood (100%). Based on gender male group (61.54%) and female group (56.25%). Based on the level of education, vocational education group (65.22%), and SDLB education group (61.54%). Based on the type of Visual impairment, low vision group (63.64%) and total blindness group (65.22%). Based on the history of Visual impairment, Visual impairment since birth as many as (65.22%) and incidence (52.63%). Based on the place of residence, respondents who lived in the dormitory were (59.46% ) and at home (60%). Respondents with 1 activity have equalization in each category of self-esteem and respondents with more than one activity 66.67% have high self-esteem and 33,33% have low self-esteem . Research recommendations for nursing care that nurses can implement activities to increase self-actualization and explore the positive abilities of patients, especially people with disabilities.