GeroNursingCentre (GNC)- OLDER ADULTS’ WELLBEING, FUNCTIONAL ABILITY AND RESTORATIVE CARE

The research group is researching restorative care, its´ effectiveness, functional ability, and wellbeing of older adults and competence of those who are involved in their care as well as leadership and management relating to care of older adults.

Research focus:

  • Functional ability and wellbeing of older adults
  • Effectiveness of restorative care and reablement
  • Digital technology in care of older adults
  • Competence of care providers and their leaders

Research materials include qualitative and quantitative data, and psychometrically tested instruments. The groups uses methods of theory development and testing, interventional studies, systematic reviews, qualitative study with content analysis and psychometrically validated instruments. 

Keywords: restorative care and reablement, evidence-based, older adults, functional ability, wellbeing, leadership and management, competence

Research group
The research group is lead by Professor Helvi Kyngäs. The group includes senior and post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates and master students.
16.5.2018 Researcher

Heidi Siira

1.5.2020 Researcher

Sinikka Lotvonen

29.5.2019 Researcher

Kaisa-Mari Saarela

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