Impact Study on the Protocol Violence Guide
To test the impact of the Violence Protocol Guide
To update and finalize the guidelines and make them available through a publication.
Impact test of the guide among University Hospital staff
Training of University Hospital staff
Dissemination of the Guidelines
Published booklet: "Guidelines for Acute Assistance to Victims of Violence in the University Hospital of Ghent". This booklet consist of 13 chapters and annexes
University Hospital staff got a training on recognition of symptoms and management of intimate partner violence, child and elderly abuse.
Guidelines were dissiminated to other hospitals and care givers
Leen Naessens, Marleen Temmerman
ICRH, University of Ghent, Belgium; WWVH, Berchem, Belgium