- Total participants: 16
- Total students: 2
- Total staff members: 14
UNIC CityLabs in collaboration with the GeroNursing Centre (GNC) at the University of Oulu organized a workshop during UNIC CityLabs Festival with the aim of introducing restorative care practices of older adults.
GeroNursing Center , Geronursing Center
The 2 hours workshop started with an introduction to the topic of restorative care for happy and healthy aging. This was followed by a group discussion on the European multidisciplinary view on restorative care and a simulation that allowed the participants to experience the worst case scenario in a nursing home. The second part of the workshop continued with the introduction of an online course for competence in restorative care of older adults developed by the Geronursing Center and a second simulation on restorative care case scenario in nursing home. The workshop ended with a call to action inviting participants from different unviersities to get involved.
The discussions throught the workshop provided new insights to the restorative care topic and potential research collaborations between different UNIC universities.