Spiritual-based family care models to improvement family health with leprosy at jombang regency of east java indonesia

Nasrudin, Ah Yusuf, Rachmat Hargono, Tjipto Suwandi

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Leprosy contributes to the occurrence of stress in the family, demand of the role for caring, and maintaining the health of the family. In this case the strengthening of family spiritual value will impact on the strength and the ability of the family in overcoming the leprosy. The purpose of this research was to make caring model of family spiritual based to enhance the health of the family of lepers’ patient. Design used in this study was analytical observational. The population was 174 leprosy families in 21 endemic Leprosy public health centers or Puskesmas in Jombang regency of East Java.Total sample used was 120 families with lepers. Data were collected by questionnaire and it was analyzed by using Smart PLS 3.0. The result shows that; 1. Family factor gives the family with lepers spiritual based family nursing model of care and improving the strength of the family to overcome the stress and their health as well. 2) Individual and environmental factors gave contribution to the occurrence of family stigma, but they did not directly impact on family stress. 3) Family stigma (separation) impact on family stress. 4) Family stress contributed to the use of caring spiritual based. 4) There has been influence or impact of caring spiritual based on the improving the health of the family. The conclusion is that Family caring model in nursing practice spiritual based impact on the health of the family with lepers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1224-1229
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2019


  • Health of the family
  • Leprosy
  • Nursing model of care
  • Spiritual nursing


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