Arah Pengembangan Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH) Lanjut Usia Ke Depan di Indonesia

No Thumbnail Available



Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title


Politeknik Kesejahteraan Sosial Bandung


The Family Hope Program (PKH) is designed as a form of government attention and responsibility in providing social assistance/social security to people who are economically disadvantaged or poor and vulnerable to poverty through conditional assistance. PKH for the Elderly (Lansia) was launched in 2016 by including social welfare components in the PKH assistance structure. This study aims to reveal: 1) the implementation of PKH for the elderly, 2) the impact of PKH for the elderly on the welfare of the elderly, 3) the role of the family in the implementation of the PKH for the elderly, and 4) the direction of developing PKH for the elderly based on the social work practice model. The research method used is a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. Data collection techniques were carried out through interviews, focus group discussions, surveys via google form, and observation. The analysis of research data using quantitative and qualitative descriptive analysis. The results showed that; 1) The implementation of PKH for the Elderly goes according to the rules, but several problems arise, namely; the change in age from 60 to 70 years many questions from the community, the entry of the elderly into PKH changes the structure of assistance in one family, the nominal value of PKH assistance for the elderly can be higher than the education component (school age children), and the health component (pregnant/ postpartum/breastfeeding mothers) , the role of the PKH Facilitator is still minimal in the substance of old age, and there is no touch from the Elderly Social Rehabilitation Center to KPM PKH Elderly because it avoids double financing, 2) The impact of PKH on the welfare of the elderly, among others; help fulfill basic needs, improve health conditions, elderly have their own pocket money and can help families, can provide pocket money to grandchildren, 3) the role of the family in the implementation of PKH for the elderly includes; The elderly live with their children and grandchildren (family), the family always tries to meet the basic daily needs of the elderly as parents, the PKH assistance for the elderly is used for the elderly's daily needs. escorting the elderly to health facilities, assisting the elderly in carrying out basic ADL, and acting as caregivers, 4) The direction of future PKH development for the elderly is based on the social work practice model, namely comprehensive social protection that relies not only on the provision aspect, but also emphasizes the prevention aspect, promotive and transformative.. Keywords: Elderly, family hope programs, social protection.