STRATEGY TO INCREASE FAMILY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO CARE OF POSTSTROKE PATIENTS
Background The way to get a disability of post-stroke is by rehabilitation. One of some rehabilitation way of stroke patients is with exercise therapy. Intensity to increase exercise is proportional to improving quality of life. Exercise therapy is one way to accelerate the healing of illnesses and diseases with management by using active and passive of range of motion. For that reason, the provision of knowledge and skills for stroke family about the procedure of home stroke treatment will be very useful in helping the stroke patient. The purpose of this research is to know the effectiveness of training on community knowledge about post-stroke care. Methods The research design is pretest-posttest one group design in the form of non-randomized control group pretest posttest Results: statistical test there are significant differences of knowledge of respondents before and after training ROM. p-value 0.000 means α <0,05 which means there is influence of training to increase knowledge of society where training before ROM training was 1.10 with SD .305 and after training of ROM average society 1.60 with SD .498 further test result, there is the effect of ROM training to the community environment (p-value = 0.001; α = 0.05). Conclusion to improve post-stroke knowledge and skills in the village of Sea Satu. Suggestion so that people are motivated to continue to increase skills related to active and passive range of motion and can play a role in taking action for families suffering from stroke.