The operations have been suspended for the time being due to the coronavirus situation. All those who have booked an appointment have been contacted personally. Read more about the impact of the coronavirus situation on Metropolia's operations.
Active and meaningful life for the elderly
Eldercare students promote the wellbeing, operational capacity and social inclusion of old people. Their objective is to help old people get on with their daily lives safely in their own environment. Creative and rehabilitative methods are used.
Eldercare services offer many types of guidance in issues related to ageing. The students
- give guidance
- provide counselling and training for seeking and using various social welfare
- rehabilitation and
- exercise services.
The students may work with individual clients, with groups in Metropolia’s premises, the clients’ homes or various eldercare units.