A Participatory Approach to Preventing Hospital Nurses’ Psycho-Social Stress

A Participatory Approach to Preventing Hospital Nurses’ Psycho-Social Stress

By Stefan Bär; Sebastian Starystach

The overall goal of the project was to identify and initiate necessary structural changes in the work of nurses at a German University Clinic. Based on consideration of the mental stress that nursing staff demonstrated in the results from a standardized survey data, preventive measures in the context of a risk assessment of psycho-social stress was implemented. A participatory approach was pursued, in which those affected by a …

Heidelberg, DE