08.2021: Second implementation report of the Concerted Action on Long-Term Care (KAP) published

On August 20, 2021, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn, Federal Minister of Family Affairs Christine Lambrecht and Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil published the 2nd report on the status of implementation of the agreements of the Concerted Action on Care (KAP). The status on the topic of innovative care approaches and digitization can be found in ch. 3. The report is available at https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/fileadmin/Dateien/3_Downloads/K/Konzertierte_Aktion_Pflege/KAP_Zweiter_Bericht_zum_Stand_der_Umsetzung_der_Vereinbarungen_der_Arbeitsgruppen_1_bis_5.pdf

05.2021 First Working World Report with focus on care (and digitization) published

On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the Working World Council published the first Working World Report on May 19, 2021. The Working World Report will present selected developments in the working world on an annual basis and place them in overall contexts. The first Working World Report places a special focus on current transformation processes and challenges in the working world of professional nurses in order to place them more strongly at the center of shaping the future of labor policy.
The Working World Report and further information can be found at https://www.arbeitswelt-portal.de/arbeitsweltbericht/arbeitswelt-bericht-2021#c2352

05.2021: Current study on the evaluation of digital assistance systems for care published

On the status of the evaluation of digital assistance systems for nursing in German-speaking countries, the current issue of the journal Pflege & Gesellschaft. Zeitschrift für Pflegewissenschaft publishes the results of an empirical survey: Schley, A.; Hirt, J.; Horstmannshoff, C.; Schüssler, S.; Lutze, M.; Jagoda, F.; Häussl, A.; Müller, M.; Balzer, K. (2021): Evaluation von digitalen Assistenzsystemen für die Pflege in öffentlich geförderten Forschungsprojekten in Deutschland, Österreich und der deutschsprachigen Schweiz (EvaDigiAssSys): Ein Survey. Pflege & Gesellschaft 26(2), pp. 131-155. For more details, see: https://www.beltz.de/fachmedien/erziehungs_und_sozialwissenschaften/zeitschriften/pflege_gesellschaft.html

03.2021 Fact check robotics in nursing care: experts comment

Quelle: Utz Lederbogen, Universität Osnabrück

“Are robotic systems the means of choice?” In the series “Facts Check Robotics in Care” (in German language), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research puts prevailing opinions and views to the test and asks experts to comment on them.

The first published commentary comes from Prof. Dr. phil. Manfred Hülsken-Giesler from the Institute for Health Research and Education at the University of Osnabrück, the coordinator of the BeBeRobot project.

10.2020: Expert opinion “Robotic systems for care” for the German Bundestag published as a book publication

Under the title “Robotische Systeme für die Pflege” (“Robotic Systems for Nursing”), the nursing science partial expert opinion “Autonomous Assistance Systems in Nursing: Potentials and Limits from a Nursing Science Perspective” has now been published as a book (Hülsken-Giesler/Remmers 2020, V&R-Verlag). The nursing-scientific line of argumentation is once again presented in a much more differentiated manner in this publication than in the overarching TAB report (Kehl 2018).

For more information, see: https://www.vandenhoeck-ruprecht-verlage.com/themen-entdecken/psychologie-psychotherapie-beratung/medizin-pflege-neurowissenschaften/pflegewissenschaft/54997/robotische-systeme-fuer-die-pflege