Photo: Caregiving relative;© Trautmann

In-home care

There are more and more older people in Germany, Europe and all over the world. This increases the percentage of people that need care. They are not only being cared for in professional care facilities but also gradually more often at home in private settings.

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Photo: Caregiving relative;© Trautmann REHACARE Magazine Demographic change: More in-home care

Photo: Elderly couple; © Phonsawat

Cross-cultural care

The range of services and information focusing on home-based and outpatient care is quite large. Yet oftentimes these services are not sufficiently targeted towards the sociocultural needs and expectations of people with an immigrant background.

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Photo: Elderly couple; © Phonsawat REHACARE Magazine Cross-cultural care – personal or professional?

Photo: Prof. Tanja Hoff; © KatHO NRW

Interview with Prof. Tanja Hoff

Right now, the care sector is not prepared for this fact yet: drug addicts are getting much older than previously believed. At the same time, many typically age-related restrictions start to appear far earlier with them. This poses new challenges in health care provision. Click here for the interview

Photo: Prof. Tanja Hoff; © KatHO NRW REHACARE Magazine "The number of older drug users in need of care will increase considerably"

Photo: Ralf Suhr; © Laurence Chaperon

Interview with Dr. Ralf Suhr

Abuse in care has many different forms and is still a taboo subject. The Center for Quality in Care (German: Zentrum für Qualität in der Pflege), ZQP, now introduced its new featured report titled "Preventing Violence in Care". Click here for the interview

Photo: Ralf Suhr; © Laurence Chaperon REHACARE Magazine "The reasons that lead to violence in care are complex and complicated"