Social Policy Evaluation on Social Welfare Improvement of Neglected Elderly

Main Article Content

Yanuardi Yanuardi
Kurnia Nur Fitriana
Marita Ahdiyana


The aims of this study was to evaluate the implementation results of social policies for the neglected elderly (LUT) in Yogyakarta. The research approach was qualitative descriptive technique using data analysis of primary and secondarydata obtained from interviews, focus group discussions, observation and documentary analysis. The data validation employs triangulation technique. The research results indicate that the implementation of social policies for the neglected elderly in DIY was not yet optimal that can be derived from, the number of LUT covered in the policy was still small in number, the quality of services provided to neglected elderly remains minimal, community involvement in taking care of the LUT is not yet maximized, and the policies specifically manage LUT was not yet available. These happen because first, the specificsocial policy towards LUT was not yet established, the existing policies remain partial and overlapping with the policy of poverty, so that the implementation was insensitive towards the neglected elderly. Second, the available funding andinfrastructure in both intra and extra nursing institutions were still diminutive compared to the total number of LUTs in DIY. Third, the number of human resources conducting the policy was still limited, moreover the qualified ones were few.

Article Details

How to Cite
Yanuardi, Y., Fitriana, K. N., & Ahdiyana, M. (2018). Social Policy Evaluation on Social Welfare Improvement of Neglected Elderly. Jurnal Penelitian Kesejahteraan Sosial, 16(1), 1–10.


Ananta, Aris. (2012). Financing Indonesia’s ageing population. Southeast Asian Affairs: ISEAS - Yosuf Ishak Institute.

Demartoto, Argyo. (2006). Pelayanan Sosial Non Panti Bagi Lansia. Surakarta: Sebelas Maret University Press.

Jones, G. W. (2007). Challenges of ageing in east and southeast Asia: living arrangements of older persons, social security trends and retirement options. In G. Sinigoj et al. (Eds.), The impact of ageing. A common challenge for Europe and Asia Wien: Lit Verlag Gmbh and Co.

Kadar, K. S., Francis, K., & Sellick, K. (2013). Ageing in indonesia - health status and challenges for the future. Ageing International,. doi:

Kadar, K. S., Francis, K., & Sellick, K. (2013). Ageing in indonesia - health status and challenges for the future. Ageing International,. doi: s12126-012-9159-y

Lit,Phua Kai. (2006). The Japanese Experience with Population

Ageing and the Financing of Social Security, Health and other Social Services for the Elderly: Lessons for Other Nations. Asian Journal of Social Science, Vol. 34, No. 4 (2006).

Miles, M.B. & Huberman, A.M. (1994). Qualitative Data Analysis: An expanded Sourcebook. New York: Sage Publications.

Moleong, Lexy J. (2010). Metodologi Penelitian Kualitatif. Bandung: Remaja

Mutiara, Erna. (2011). Policy Brief: Karakteristik dan Kebutuhan Penduduk Lanjut Usia di Kota Medan. Jakarta: BKKBN RI.

Nagel, Stuart.(2001) Conceptual Theory and Policy Evaluation.Public Administration & Management: An Interactive Journal.6,3,2001.

Nazir, Mohammad. (2003). Metode Penelitian, Jakarta: Ghalia Indonesia.

Noveria, M. (2015). Grandchildren caregiving: Elderly support for the family (A case study in some international migrant sending areas in west java). Journal of Population Ageing, 8(3). doi:

Nugroho, Feriawan Agung. (2016). Menakar Kebijakan Pengentasan Lanjut Usia Terlantar di DIY. Yogyakarta: Balai Pelayanan Sosial Tersna Werdha.

Nugroho, Riant D. (2003). Kebijakan Publik: Formulasi, Implementasi, dan Evaluasi. Jakarta: Elexmedia Computindo.

Nugroho, Riant D. (2008). Public Policy. Teori Kebijakan- Analisis Kebijakan- Proses Kebijakan, Perumusan, Implementasi, Evaluasi, Revisi Risk Management dalam Kebijakan Publik Kebijakan sebagai The Fifth Estate Metode Penelitian Kebijakan. Jakarta: PT Elex Media Komputindo Kelompok Gramedia.

Suharto, Edi. (2005). Analisis Kebijakan Publik: Panduan Praktis Mengkaji Masalah dan Kebijakan Sosial. Bandung: Alfabeta.

................ (2007). Kebijakan Sosial sebagai Kebijakan Publik. Peran Pembangunan Kesejahteraan Sosial & Pekerja Sosial dalam Mewujudkan Negara Kesejahteraan (Welfare) di Indonesia. Bandung: Alfabeta.

Tangkilisan, Hessel Nogi S dan Saputra, S. Hadi. (2003). Implementasi Kebijakan Publik: Transformasi Pemikiran George Edward. Yogyakarta: Lukman Offset.

Trihandini, Indang. (2012). Lansia Indonesia : Tantangan serta Implikasinya Pada Pembangunan Berkelanjutan, Jakarta : Ditdamduk BKKBN Pusat.

Uhlenberg, Peter. (1992). Population aging and social policy, Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 18.

Wahab, Solichin Abdul. (1997). Analisis Kebijaksanaan: Dari Formulasi ke Impelementasi Kebijaksanaan Negara. Jakarta: Bumi Aksara.

Wahab, Solichin Abdul. (2008). Pengantar Analisis Kebijakan Publik. Malang: UMM Press.

Wibawa, Samodra. (1994). Kebijakan Publik: Proses dan

Analisis. Jakarta: Intermedia

Winarno, Budi. (2007). Kebijakan Publik: Teori dan Implementasi. Yogyakarta: Media Persada.

Yen-Jen, Chen.(2007). More choices for families?: changing elderly care models in Taiwan. International Journal of Sociology of the Family, Vol. 33, No. 1, Aging in Asia (Spring).

Peraturan Menteri Sosial Republik Indonesia No. 8 Tahun

Tentang Pedoman Pendataan dan Pengelolaan Data Penyandang Masalah Kesejahteraan Sosial dan Potensi dan Sumber Kesejahteraan Sosial.

Undang-Undang No 11 tahun 2009 pasal 1 dan 2 tentang

Kesejahteraan Sosial.

Undang-undang No 13 tahun 1998 Tentang Kesejahteraan

Lanjut Usia.