Author Pasi Nurmela 09.11.2015 1

How can we use technology to support elderly people living at home? Who provides the services and how are the service processes changing?

On 24–25 September, Seniortek will participate in an expert seminar organised in Luosto, entitled: Everyday life of the elderly at home.

Seminar programme:

Thursday 24 September

Bus transportation from Rovaniemi departs at 9.45 a.m.
The Thursday programme begins at 12.30 noon.

What do the elderly need to cope at home?
Anitta Mikkola, Northern Finland Centre of Expertise on
Social Welfare and the SenioriKaste project

Safety technology
Miika Halmetoja, Schneider Electric

Senior health – the logic of geriatric assessment
Professor Patrik Eklund, Umeå University

Cost-effectiveness through systematic, measurable development
Terhi Kajaste, Finnish Health Technology Association FiHTA

A summary of the day and ideas for evening discussions



Friday 25 September

Reliable and fast communications – a precondition for a functional safety solution
CEO Jouko Järvinen, BookIT Finland Oy

ASTE project results and a look at future prospects
Product and Development Manager Jari Soudunsaari, Seniortek

Cost-effectiveness through systematic, measurable development
Professor Patrik Eklund, Umeå University

Supervision of home services from the perspective of the regional state administrative agency
Tiina Piirilä-Laiho, Regional State Administrative Agency in Lapland

Final summary

Programme finishes at 12 noon. Return transportation.

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