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 Introduction : Stroke cause some impact that is disability that can affect or disturb someone in doing Activity Daily Living (ADL). For that, patients need exercise in order to do simple things. The purpose of this study is determine the effect of Mirror Therapy on the fulfillment of Activity Daily Living in patients post-stroke (in Nerve Polis RSUD Nganjuk).

Methode :  the desaign of this study used Pre-experimental with one-group pre-post test design approach. It conducted on March 26th – May 6th 2018 , The population evenly in one month as many as 110 people. The sampling technique was Purposive Sampling, Samples were 11 post-stroke patients according to inclusion criteria. The independent variable was Mirror Terapy and the dependent variable was the fulfillment of Activity Daily Living. Data collection used Barthel index observation sheets. Statistical test using Wilcoxon with significance α = 0.05.

Result : The result of this study of 11 respondents almost half that was 5 respondent fulfillment of Activity Daily Living before being given mirror therapy had intermediate dependency interpretation. From 11 respondents most of which are 6 respondents fulfillment of Activity Daily Living after given mirror therapy have intermediate dependency interpretation. Before, being given mirror therapy one respondents had a total dependency interpretation of increasing heavy dependence, and two respondents with intermediate dependence increased to be independent after being given mirror therapy, so Ha was accepted with ρ value= 0,020 ≤ α= 0,05.

Conclusions : There was the effect of mirror therapy with fulfillment Activity Daily Living in post-stroke patients.Mirror therapy can be used as additional therapy for post-stroke patients to improve functional motor abilities.

Keyword : Post-stroke, Mirror Therapy, Activity Daily Living