Networking in regional care makes the difference / Scientific Congress "Age plus 3": think and implement prevention, rehabilitation and care as a whole »hier-luebeck

Stuttgart (ots) – "We can show that there are fundamental regional differences in the proportion of geriatric patients.To address a possible under-supply, differentiated care offers by region are targeted" Christopher Hermann, CEO of 39; AOK Baden-Württemberg together. The scientific congress "Formel Zukunft – Alter plus 3" of Tuesday (04.06.2019) is dedicated to the aging of society. "Especially in a long-life society, we need to get out of box logic in the sectors, we need networked care concepts and the courage to take new paths," says Hermann. "Health care is delivered locally, and with our partners we continue to develop existing structures on a systematic and factual basis – this does not work with Berlin's centralizing guidelines." Heidelberg psychologist and gerontologist Andreas Kruse, professor at the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Heidelberg, thinks the research is regional, networked and patient-oriented: "to prepare for its aging and its age.This applies to all areas of life, from health to social networks, through financial planning and life. "At the Stuttgart Congress, Kruse presented a" synthesis document on aging ", which spiritual as a continuous process. To do this, Kruse relies on a qualitative survey of employees of the AOK Baden-Württemberg on aspects of care for the elderly. In a mixed methods approach, the AOK Baden-Württemberg combines the qualitative statements of Kruse gerontologist with the results of a quantitative survey of more than 500 participants. The majority of respondents expect their health and long-term care funds to tailor certain offers to meet the needs of seniors, such as counseling for everyday problems (72%), appointments specialist or healthcare services (69%) and health courses (70%). ). For Hermann, CEO of AOK, these numbers confirm his approach: "We can no longer afford to think separately about the three areas of central care and the offerings of prevention, rehabilitation and care and we need to 39; well-founded offers that open up prospects for the future., Scientific-based development.This is why AOK Baden-Württemberg has been investing for years in innovative research and modern, tailored offerings. the individual and regional realities of the insured. "The Minister of Social Affairs and Integration of Baden-Württemberg, Manne Lucha, also stresses the need to overcome difficulties, especially for the elderly:" From my point of view What is important is that we need to be much more patient-focused, think more regionally and networked, and make greater use of the knowledge and skills of all actors Through AOK Baden-Württemberg, our country is also a pioneer nationally, "continued the minister. Already in the country's 2014 geriatric concept, which had co-developed AOK Baden-Württemberg, among other things, it was based on community ambulatory care structures based on consistently designed care structures designed to hospitalized patients. "Prevention, as well as acute medicine, nursing, rehabilitation and palliative care, must be part of the care provided to elderly geriatric patients in our country." "The longstanding company has always been a reality," sums up AOK President Hermann, about the Stuttgart Age Congress. "We are in a process of transformation to transform society as a whole – from the labor market to the pension system – everywhere appropriate solutions are needed – in the health and healthcare sector, nobody knows it better than the actors responsible local authorities. "Press contact: AOK Press Office Baden-Württemberg Presselstr. 19 70191 Stuttgart Phone 0711 2593 – 229 Fax 0711 2593 – 100 E-Mail Original content from: AOK Baden-Württemberg, via news aktuell


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