ICRH Kenya

Impact Study on the Protocol Violence Guide

Team members:
Leen Naessens; Marleen Temmerman;

OBJECTIVES

  • To test the impact of the Violence Protocol Guide
  • To update and finalize the guidelines and make them available through a publication.

ACTIVITIES

  • Impact test of the guide among University Hospital staff
  • Training of University Hospital staff
  • Dissemination of the Guidelines

RESULTS

  • 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