Upaya Promotif Petugas Kesehatan dalam Pelaksanaan Posyandu Lansia di Puskesmas Mangli Kabupaten Jember
One of the health programs which is implemented for the elderly in Indonesia is Elderly Posyandu. Elderly Posyandu emphasizes health services on promotive and preventive efforts. The Health Officer is any person who devotes himself / herself to the health sector as well as has knowledge and or skills through education in the field of health which for a certain type requires authority to do health efforts. The role of Health Officers of Elderly Posyandu is very important to realize the optimum promotive and preventive efforts in the implementation of posyandu elderly. This study aims to analyze the role of health officers in carrying out promotive efforts at elderly posyandu of Mangli Public Health Centre Jember by using qualitative method with case study design.There are 2 main informants in this research, health officer and 2 additional informants of elderly from elderly posyandu in working area of Mangli Public Health are chosen by purposive technique. The data are collected through indepth interview with main informant then verified data with triangulation of source by matching result of interview with additional informant and triangulation technique by doing observation. The results showed that the role of health officers in the implementation of promotive efforts is still less optimum.
Keywords: Elderly Posyandu, Health Officer, Promotive