The project will be implemented in collaboration with University of Lapland, Lapland university of Applied Sciences and University of Oulu.
As a result there will be new kind of know how in leading change processes and knowledge management in the context of digital solutions on elderly care. There will be new kind of know how in knowledge management in elderly care related to using technology, as well as a tool for developing and evaluating professionals’ digital skills in elderly care and learning environment will change more positive for changes related to digital solutions use. As the contribution of the project there will be new digital pilots implemented in target organizations and ongoing digital pilots being systematically managed and leaded. As a long time contribution the know-how of front-line-managers and also know-how of social and health care professionals related to digital solutions in elderly care will be improved. In addition the well-being at work in the whole organizations will be improved.
The improved management skills related to digital solutions in elderly care will promote cost effective service system, because the use of technology in elderly care promotes elderly people stay active as long as possible. Also, when developing management skills of front-line managers related to digital solutions, the retention of professionals and commitment in organizations will be improved and there will be more competent professionals available.