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14th Russian National Congress «People & Health»

orthopedics, traumatology, prosthetics, rehabilitation

Event dates: 20-23 October '09

Number of participants: 3000

Event venue: Санкт-Петербург, Информационно-выставочный центр, площадь Победы, 2

Supplementary Russian-Finnish Seminar

Supplementary Russian-Finnish Seminar


How to increase independent living by the solutions of new technology

October 20, 2009, 15:00–18:00

Professional Rehabilitation Center, Saint Petersburg, V.O., 26th Line, 9


Seminar is aimed for the People & Health congress delegates, professionals and experts in the field of social welfare and care in Russia and Finland. A program of the supplementary seminar was arranged in co-operation with the experts from the All Russian Prothetists-Othopedists Guild, St. Petersburg Professional Rehabilitation Center, the North Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Savonia University of Applied Sciences, and the Finnish companies. Seminar will include interesting presentations and excursion to the Functional Home, which is the model environment at the Professional Rehabilitation Center based on the products and solutions of new technologies in practice.


15:00  Welcome words, Mr. Gennady Ivanov, Director of the PRC


15:20    North Karelia, Region of Ageing Knowledge - New solutions and prospects

            Mrs. Arja Jämsén, M.Sc. (social policy), Regional Unit Manager

East Finland Social and WelfareCenter of Expertise, Joensuu Finland

Mr. Tuomas Lappalainen, Education and Development Manager

            North Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Center for Social Services and Health care


15:40    Developing Around the Clock Home Care through Regional Networks

            Mrs. Henna Myller

            M.Sc.N, Lecturer, Nursing, Project Manager

NorthKareliaUniversity of Applied Sciences, Joensuu, Finland


16:00    Mobile care in Eastern Finland

            Mrs. Marja Gröhn-Rissanen MSc, RN, Lecturer

            SavoniaUniversity of Applied Sciences, KuopioFinland


16:20    The Users’ Perspective of Assistive Technology in Everyday Life

Mrs. Anne Kanto-Ronkanen, Project Manager, MSc, OT reg.

SavoniaUniversity of Applied Sciences, Kuopio, Finland


16:40    Functional Home in St. Petersburg

            Mr. Timo Ekroos, Project Director

            NorthKareliaUniversity of Applied Sciences/ISAK, Joensuu, Finland


17:00    Excursion in the Functional Home

The representatives of the Finnish companies


18:00–19:00      Get together party for the seminar participants at the Functional Home