Research Institute for Economics of Aging
In November 2021, Birgit Trukeschitz and Assma Hajji received "WU Awards for Outstanding Research Achievement" for publications on the German-language version of ASCOT (Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit).
Trukeschitz, Birgit; Österle, August & Schneider, Ulrike. 2022. Austria’s Long-Term Care System: Challenges and Policy Responses. Journal of Long-Term Care, (2022), pp. 88–101.
Trukeschitz, Birgit; Eisenberg, Siegfried; Schneider, Cornelia & Schneider, Ulrike. (2022). Exploring the effectiveness of a fitness-app prototype for home care service users in Austria and Italy. Health & Social Care in the Community, 00, 1– 12.
March 2022 saw the launch of AAL@HzL, a Viennese collaborative project to test and evaluate new technologies for "Häuser zum Leben" (residential care).
In June 2021, "Care about Care" started, a European research and development project to promote digitization in long-term care.
In May 2021, ASCOT-LL started, a project to develop a light-reading version for the German-language ASCOT survey instruments.