We promote overall well-being in an effective way. We develop and foster the use of human-driven and effective service and technology innovations in different contexts.
Well-being from the living environment, physical activity and tourism
Social inclusion, the working world, and everyday safety
Data and technology for well-being
The research group of Physical Activity and Functional Capacity
The Physical Activity and Functional Capacity Research Group assesses and studies human physical activity and capacity in different environments. The research is guided by ethical principles and research integrity in human sciences. The research group develops and produces solutions that promote the well-being and mobility of individuals and groups in different environments such as companies, organizations, or communities.
Health Archives - LAB Focus
There are ongoing discussions in Finland on how generic quality and effectiveness information produced by citizens should be harmonized and systematically used in national quality registers (THL 2022). The proposed primary generic quality of life metric for adults and older adults is EQ-5D-5L (Euroquol 2023), which has several gaps in fundamental areas of well-being and […] The post Perspectives on generic quality of life self-assessment metrics appeared first on LAB Focus.
As the global population ages, ensuring the mental well-being of elderly individuals becomes increasingly essential. Good mental health enables individuals to function effectively, maintain positive relationships, and experience a sense of fulfilment also in a high age. Good mental health is an essential aspect of overall well-being and involves finding a balance in emotions, thoughts, […] The post Social robots supporting elderly persons’ well-being appeared first on LAB Focus.
Since 2019, the infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spread rapidly around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is considered the largest community health event in more than a century. As primary health care services are the first line of defense in healthcare, nurses have to face greater work intensity and psychological […] The post Learning from the pandemic in order to improve nurses’ emotional well-being in the future appeared first on LAB Focus.