Digitaler Engel

Strengthen caregivers thorugh digital assistance

The goal of the research project is to strengthen nursing staff through appropriate workplace enhancement with a particular focus on providing support in interaction work.

The project

Nurses in particular have a special responsibility to provide distinctive and individual interaction in their contact with and care of their patients. By using digital assistance systems, the project DigitalerEngel aims to facilitate the everyday exercise of emotional work (considering own emotions) and emotional work (considering the patient’s feelings) and to reduce the associated strain on the nursing staff.

Quick facts

Duration | 1 Sep 2019 – 31 Aug 2022

Project partner | Fraunhofer IML, Fraunhofer ISST, Pius-Hospital Oldenburg, Ubimax GmbH, Leibniz-Institut für Arbeitsforschung

Project sponsors | Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung


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