This seminar examined different models for quality of life of people with disabilities. A representative of National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) in Finland presented some of the latest developments regarding the digitalisation of the functioning measures database. This is an open access free-of-charge tool in Finnish, designed for experts and professionals interested in how to measure functioning in clinical practice and research.
Following this presentation, EPR members belonging to the Service Impacts on Quality of Life (SIQOL) Group presented the model, tools and outcomes of the bench-marking group, including the origins and goals of the outcome measurement and cases from Portugal, Ireland. This session also included a presentation from LUOVI and how they are using some of the SIQOL tools in assessing the quality of their VET services.
The Scandinavian EQUASS License Holder closed the event presenting the EQUAL model, with a focus on the perspective of Quality of Life of service users, and EQUASS, the system developed by EPR to guarantee service users quality of services.