Intimacy, closeness and distance in nursing

Nominated 2019

Country: Austria

Region: Vienna

Sector: Civil Society / Social Economy

Fields of action: Adult education, Health, Violence prevention

Project owner: Volkshilfe Wien

Responsible person: Eva van Rahden

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What is it about?

Since the need for closeness, touch and sexual satisfaction is not lost in old age, but in most cases privacy and social relations are no longer present, the nursing staff can be confronted with sexualized encounters, cross-border behavior and stressful and obscene situations.