Current Research Projects

Letter to a Grandchild - Cross-cultural comparison of old age adults‘ wisdom legacy

Principal Investigator in GermanyDr. phil. Sonja Ehret
Partners: Prof. Dr. Elzbieta Dryll (Initiator and Principal Investigator), University of Warszaw, Prof. Dr. Anna Cierpka, University of Warszaw, Dr. Urszula Tokarska, University of Krakow, Prof. Dr. Iva Holmerowa, Charles University Praha, Prof. Dr. Kate de Medeiros, Miami University
Funding: 4EU Alliance, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung


H.I.L.D.E.-QS - Measuring quality of care of gerontopsychiatric patients in the context of MDK quality checks (2014 - 2015)

Principal InvestigatorProf. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Research Group: Dipl.-Geront. Inga Meyer-Kühling und Britta Wendelstein, M.A.
Partner: Medical Advisory Service of the German Social Health Insurance (MDS), Essen
Funding: GKV-Spitzenverbrand, Berlin


Communication problems and conflicts in palliative care An explorative research project to improve the quality of care at the end of life

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Research Group: Britta Wendelstein, M.A.
Partners: Osnabrück University, Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Hartmut Remmers, M.A.
Duration: 01.01.2015 – 31.12.2016
Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
 

ECHO OF GENERATIONS Endowing intergenerational relations – contacts between the oldest old and  young people (2014-2016)

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse, Dr. Sonja Ehret, Prof. Dr. Eric Schmitt
Research Group: Dr. Sonja Ehret (Coordination and contact), Scientific assistant: Dipl. Psych. Martina Koleva, Philipp Kempf M.A., Peter Güyveszi B.A., Student assistants: Miriam Fehmann
Financed by: Dietmar Hopp Stiftung
In collaboration with different cooperation partners in five model communes


CARE AND THINGS - Objects and their Significance in Past and Present Nursing Practice (2014-2017)

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Research Group: Dr. Carolin Kollewe and Dr. Anamaria Depner
Financed by: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research


S-Mobil 100 - Mobile until old age. Seamless mobility chains for the removal, avoidance and overcoming of barriers (2012-2015)

Principal InvestigatorProf. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Project Coordinatior: Dr. Judith Beil
Financed by: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research


EVI-P / IVI-P - Improvement of Medical Services in Nursing Homes (2012 - 2015)

Principal InvestigatorProf. Dr. Johannes Schröder
Projekt CoordinatorBritta Wendelstein, M.A.
Financed by: Ministry for Social Policy, Baden-Württemberg


HD100-II - Second Heidelberg Centenarian Study (2011-2013)

Principal Investigator: Daniela S. Jopp, PhD
Project Coordinator: Vera d'Heureuse, Dipl.-Gerontol.
Funded by: Robert Bosch Stiftung and Dietmar Hopp Stiftung


KÖRBER SYMPOSIA Potential of the ageing population (2009-2013)

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Project Team: Dr. Carolin Kollewe (Project Coordinator), Michael Bolk, M.A.
Project Partners: Körber Foundation


ARISE - Applied Rehabilitation Research: Interdisciplinary Stroke Evaluation.
"Criteria for the Identification of Rehabilitation Potentials – Predictors for successful Rehabilitation in elderly Stroke Patients" (2003-2013)

Primary Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse
Project Partner: AOK Baden-Württemberg
Financed by: AOK Baden-Württemberg


Wiesbaden Dementia Forum (since May 2007)

Secondary Research: Dr. Petra Schönemann-Gieck
Office: Social Service Office, Old-Aged Care Dept. Wiesbaden (Amt für soziale Arbeit, AbteilungAltenarbeit in Wiesbaden)
Financed by: Federal State of Hesse, State Capital Wiesbaden, organization of the German health care insurance funds, Federal Ministry of Health and Social Security (Bundesministerium für Gesundheit)


Wiesbaden Network for Geriatric Rehabilitation – GeReNet.Wi (since May 2007)

Secondary Research: Dr. Petra Schönemann-Gieck
Office: Social Service Office, Old-Aged Care Dept. Wiesbaden (Amt für soziale Arbeit, Abteilung Altenarbeit Wiesbaden)
Financed by: Landeshauptstadt Wiesbaden und Land Hessen


HD 100 - Heidelberg Centenarian Study (since 2000)

Primary Investigators: Dr. Christoph Rott
Financed by: German Center for Research on Ageing


 

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