Viktoria Quehenberger

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BACKGROUND Mobility is a main issue for health-related quality of life in old age. There is evidence for effects of physical activity (PA) interventions on several dimensions of health for the aged and also, some specific evidence for vulnerable populations, like residents of residential aged care. Research on low-threshold PA interventions for users of(More)
Long-term care for the aged is an area that has not been in the focus of health promotion so far. The paper describes context, concept and project plan of a 2-year pilot project of comprehensive health-promoting setting development in residential aged care in Austria, and provides an overview over main experiences and results. Austria's most relevant health(More)
PURPOSE Research on effectiveness of low-threshold mobility interventions that are viable for users of residential aged care is scarce. Low-threshold is defined as keeping demands on organizations (staff skills, costs) and participants (health status, discipline) rather low. The study explored the effectiveness of a multi-faceted, low-threshold physical(More)
Gesundheit von Mitarbeitern der stationären Altenbetreuung stellt eine zentrale Ressource für die Bewältigung der Folgen von demographischer Alterung dar. Pflegekräfte sind knapp; gesellschaftliche Trends, wie Hochaltrigkeit und veränderte Familienstrukturen, erhöhen den Bedarf. Nachlassende Arbeitsfähigkeit, Krankenstände, und ein frühzeitiger(More)
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