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Lena Johansson

Position: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Health Sciences

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Lena Johansson
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About Lena Johansson

Lena Johansson is an occupational therapist with experience mainly from stroke rehabilitation and municipal care. Lena has a special interest in reablement, person-centered care, stroke rehabilitation and activity-based strategies in cognitive diseases.

Lena Johansson's current employment is part-time doctoral student and part time occupational therapist in municipal residential care. She was admitted for PhD studies in February 2022.


Reablement in residential care

Older adults in residential care risks a sedentary lifestyle.  Lena's thesis project aims to explore if reablement can be a method to reduce the risks and promote occupational performance, participation, and well-being in older persons in residential care.

Feasibility study is planned for March 2023.


Cecilia Pettersson. Associate professor, Occupational therapy, Health Sciences Örebro University

MiaLinn Arvidsson-Lindvall. PhD, Physiotherapy, Affiliated Örebro University/Region Örebro county

Anna Philipson. PhD, Health sciences/Health economics, Affiliated Örebro University/Region Örebro county

Research groups

Affiliated to SWEAH, The Swedish National Graduate School on Ageing and Health, coordinated by Lund University

ÄLVA – Örebro University
REAL – Örebro University

If you want to read more about my research, there is an interview in 
Arbetsterapeuten nr 4, 2022 Arbetsterapeuten-4-2022 (