Petra Plunger

Senior Researcher

Main areas of research

Developing age-friendly and dementia friendly (health & social care) organizations

Developing caring communities

Ageing and health promotion, organizational & settings development

Digital social participation, telecare and telehealth

Participatory health research, transdisciplinary research

Academic background

Pharmacy (Master), Karl Franzens University, Graz

Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore phil - Palliative Care & Organisational Ethics, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt

Research projects / Experience

APODEM - Dementia-friendly pharmacy

LEBENDiG - Living well with dementia in the community setting

AGIL - Active ageing in rural communities

Exploring residents’ quality of life in nursing homes

Capacity building for dementia-friendly communities

Implementing telemedicine in nursing homes during the Covid-19 pandemic

Contact details

St. Pölten University Of Applied Sciences

Areas of research

Wellbeing and Active Ageing