The role of associations and foundations in promoting health gets stronger – low threshold services are needed


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In Finland the associations and foundations – the so called third sector –  has an important function in promoting health and well-being of different age groups both in rehabilitation and preventive actions. There is a vast offering of services for children, youth, work aged and elderly individuals in the form of courses, peer group support, … Continue reading The role of associations and foundations in promoting health gets stronger – low threshold services are needed

Movendos Way -This is how we develop forerunner services


Movendos just had its 4th birthday. The origin of the company is in behavioral and health science research in Tampere university of technology, Finland. Years ago a clear problem among health and wellbeing professionals was recognized: their customers – like any of us – have a very human tendency to stick in old habits and … Continue reading Movendos Way -This is how we develop forerunner services

Rehabilitation is heading for a new highway


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In Finland there has been a lot of discussion about the digitalization of rehabilitation and the shift from in-house rehabilitation to open, on-line rehabilitation. The old structures and the dynamics of rehabilitation sector change slowly, but the need for change is obvious.  A remote rehabilitation on-line service can both cut down the rehabilitation costs, increase … Continue reading Rehabilitation is heading for a new highway

Support for self-management is a critical part of osteoporosis rehabilitation


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Osteoporosis is a long-term disease. In EU area, approximately 22 million women and 5,5 million men are estimated to have osteoporosis. This causes remarkable costs and individual tragedies. The patients are often left alone with this disease. The role of increasing support for self-management is crucial in preventing fractures and helping to cope and recover … Continue reading Support for self-management is a critical part of osteoporosis rehabilitation

Coaching support for autistic spectrum


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Movendos is planning interesting cooperation with several Finnish professional organisations in terms of on-line coaching and support for persons of autistic spectrum. The individual support between meetings may lead to remarkable results in daily challenges both in physical, mental and social support.  It’s important to focus on functional aspects of one’s life, instead of restricted … Continue reading Coaching support for autistic spectrum