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This article aims to map existing prevalence research on abuse and neglect of older people and to provide a critical overview of existing methodologies, which have been adopted to survey the prevalence rates of abuse against elders. This article is part of the prevalence study of Abuse and Violence against Older Women (AVOW) study, which was conducted in(More)
Which dimensions have a decisive influence on the quality of life in nursing homes and which objective conditions could and should be changed to improve the situation of the residents of nursing homes? Can such questions be answered within the framework of an approach based on a daily life experience when life in nursing homes is so different from the every(More)
This article describes health promotion for older people in the Czech Republic from the European perspective. It is based on findings from the European project healthPROelderly. Implementation of health promotion in the Czech republic as a new public health concept is outlined from the historical point of view. Structures and processes of health promotion(More)
BACKGROUND The concrete application of research findings in nursing practice is a multidimensional process. In Austria, there are currently no results available that explain the impact of and association with the implementation of research in hospitals. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate influences and relationships of individual attitudes(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In nursing practice, research results have to undergo a systematic process of transformation. Currently in Austria, there is no empirical data available concerning the actual implementation of research results. An English validated questionnaire was translated into German and tested for validity and reliability. METHOD A survey of(More)