Ani Auli Ilmi


One of nursing community intervention to decrease depression level of elderly is ILMI SpaRe. The aim of this report is to show description application of ILMI SpaRe intervention  for erlderly with depression in community nursing care. Result shows decreasing level of depression in older people for knowledge by 10,08%, attitude by 8,05 % and 60,8% for skill in spiritual care intervention and progressive muscle relaxation. By result of intervention application of ILMI SpaRe is concluded that spiritual care intervention combined with progressive muscle relaxation can reduce depression in older people group. This research is recommended for decision maker elderly program in community to increase community empowerment, activation self help group for elderly with health problem, especially depression and involving the seniors in community activities as form for appreciations, so older people can live health and healthy


ILMI-SpaRe, community nursing, spiritual care intervention, elderly, depression


World Health Organization. (2012). Global Brief for World Health Day 2012. Geneva:WHO

World Health Organization & National Institute on Aging US. (2011). Global Health And Aging. US: NIH Publication

Komisi Nasional Lanjut Usia.(2010). Profil Lanjut Usia 2009. Jakarta: Komnas Lansia.

Miller, C. A. (2012). Nursing for wellness in older adults. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Wallace, M. (2008). Essentials of gerontological nursing. New York: Springer.

Stanhope., M., & Lancanster., J. (2004). Community and Public Health Nursing (6th ed.). St. Louis, Missiouri: Mosby, Inc.

Hitchcock, J. E. , Schubert, P. E. , & Thomas, S. A. . (1999). Community Health Nursing: Caring in Action. New York: Delmar Publisher.

Manthhorpe, J, & Iliffe, S. (2006). Depression in later life. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publisher.

Roose, S.P., Sackeim, H.A. (2004). Late-Life Depression. New York: Oxford University Press.

Vink, D., Aartsen, M. J., Schoevers, R.A. (2008). Risk Faktors for Anxiety and Depression in Elderly: A Review. Journal of Affective

Disorders.106, 29-44. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2007.06.005

Kementerian Kesehatan RI. (2013) Buletin Jendela Data dan Informasi Kesehatan. Jakarta: Pusat Data dan Informasi Kementerian Kesehatan RI.

Kementerian Kesehatan RI. (2013) Riset Kesehatan Dasar (Riskesdas 2013). Jakarta: Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan RI

Bangun, AP. (2005). Sehat dan Bugar Pada Usia Lanjut Dengan Buah dan Sayuran. Jakarta: Agromedia Pustaka.

Minichiello, V., & Coulson, I. (2005). Contemporary issues in gerontology: promoting positive ageing. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Sjöberg, L., Östling, S., Falk, H., Sundh, V., Waern, M., & Skoog, I. (2013). Secular changes in the relation between social factors and depression: A study of two birth cohorts of Swedish septuagenarians followed for 5 years. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150(2), 245– 252. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.04.002

Rachmaningtyas. (2013). Tiap Tahun Jumlah Sakit Jiwa Lansia Meningkat di Indonesia. Kompas Online.

McNaughton, J. L. (2009). Brief interventions for depression in primary care A systematic review. Canadian Family Physician, 55(8), 789–796.

Wynne, L. (2013). Spiritual care at the end of life. Nursing Standard, 28(2), 41–45.

Cockell, N., & Mcsherry, W. (2012). Spiritual care in nursing: an overview of published international research. Journal of Nursing Management, n/a–n/a. doi:10.1111/j.13652834.2012.01450.x

Hosseini, M., Davidson, P. M., Fallahi Khoshknab, M., & Green, A. (2013). Spiritual and religious interventions in health care: an integrative review. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 11(17), 121–130.

Kaheel, A. (2013). Sembuhkan Sakitmu dengan al-Qur’an: Mu’jizat Penyembuhan Warisan Nabi. Yogyakarta: Laras Media Pratama.

Cohen, A.B. & Koenig, H. G.(2003). Religion, religiosity, and spirituality in the viopsychosocial model of health and aging. Aging International. 28(3), 215-241.

Blazer, D. G., & Hybels, C. F. (2005). Origins of depression in later life. Psychological Medicine, 35(09), 1241. doi:10.1017/S0033291705004411



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Jl. H. M. Yasin Limpo No. 36 Romangpolong, Samata, Gowa. Medical and Health Science Faculty, Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar


Jurnal Kesehatan is indexed by:


See Visitor Stats