Mobilab & Care is a research group within Thomas More. Thomas More is the largest university of applied sciences in Flanders, offering more than 30 Dutch-taught and a range of English-taught bachelor degree programmes in the province of Antwerp. Mobilab & Care is a multidisciplinary centre of expertise. We carry out people-oriented, leading and innovative applied scientific research at the interface of care, welfare and technology. As a centre of expertise, we work together in a multidisciplinary way on the well-being of people. After all, care is our care. We improve the quality of life of people in need of care and support on a physical, psychological and social level. Our objective is to enable people to participate fully in society through prevention, rehabilitation and permanent support. We achieve this through social and technological innovations in the field of health (care) and well-being by setting up independent practice-based scientific research, by evidence-based care from a multidisciplinary perspective. To this end, we work closely with governments, the professional field and education (+end-user) at home and abroad. Our multidisciplinary team consists of 22 full-time equivalents, spread over 31 people. The team has all the necessary profiles such as: engineers, ICT, sociologists, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and orthopaedic technicians. In addition, different team members have two different and divergent diplomas (e.g.; combination of physiotherapist and ICT; engineer and psychologist). All projects are always followed up by a part of this multidisciplinary team.
Within PASSION-HF, Mobilab & Care is involved in:
- Development of HF-Coach
- Testing and validation