[The episode is in Finnish] How should the spatial design of care homes take account for incontinence pads? How does the spatial design shape continence care? How could innovations in the field of construction business contribute to sustainable continence care? The guest in this episode is Maarit Kokkonen, the marketing and communication director from the construction company Sikla. Editing: Timo Uotinen (The recording has been made with both the speakers wearing a mask, which may have an impact on the sound quality.)
Incontinence pads are also about forest industry
Forest industry may not be the first thing to associate with something as intimately embodied as incontinence care.
Producing the fluff to the pads’ absorbent layers, it is, however, a key industry in the production of the pads.
While solving the question of sustainable land usage remains key for the sustainability of forest industry, it may also provide solutions for a more sustainable future for adult incontinence care.
Along with a range of experts from other fields, our project’s PI, Tiina Vaittinen, was interviewed for this podcast, produced by Stora Enso, which asks:
Will we ever see incontinence products made from 100% renewable materials?
Where will I get incontinence products, if I become incontinent? In this second episode of the Finnish medium podcast on incontinence, we discuss how “hoitotarvikejakelu”, i.e. the public health service responsible for pad distribution in Finland. We also reveal magical tips on how to develop the system, so that improving the service and wellbeing of the clients decreases the costs of the service… The guest in this episode is Tuulia Lahtinen, Registered Nurse and Public Health Nurse.
Music – purpleplanet.com: cobwebbed; clear vision; vision of the future. Sound effects – soundbible.com: Girl Pees in the Toilet by Mike Koenig; Flushing the Toilet. Graphic design: Teija Hakala.
The first episode of Finland’s first incontinence related podcast. The English version of the padcast (with tailored contents for international audiences) coming soon. By Tiina Vaittinen
Musiikit – purpleplanet.com: cobwebbed; clear vision; vision of the future. Ääniefektit – soundbible.com: Girl Pees in the Toilet by Mike Koenig; Flushing the Toilet; Water Drops by Daniel Simon. Jakson kuva: IStock. Podcastin logon grafiikka: Teija Hakala.