Henna Nikumaa (Master of Social Services) works as a Lecturer in Elder Law and coordinator of the Institute of Law and Welfare.
Nikumaa’s research has focused on autonomy and supporting the legal capacity of people with dementia, which also her doctoral thesis scrutinizes. In addition to the subjects of her doctoral thesis, Nikumaa is also interested in the equality of elderly and disabled people as well as challenges of autonomy and protection of people with dementia.
Nikumaa has worked for 20 years in various positions in the field of elder care. Especially she has led projects that developed and strengthened later life legal planning, equality and the rights of people with dementia. She has published, in particular, articles and textbooks for social and health care professionals.
Nikumaa has completed a master’s degree in leadership and management and has many years of experience in management and supervision from different organizations as well as from different research and development projects. She is a member of the European Law and Ageing Network (ELAN) and of an European expert group that works on recommendations for an EU-wide dementia strategy. She is also a co-founder of the Finnish network of Elder Law Experts (VAASI).
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Law School
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Edunvalvonta. Nikumaa, Henna / Lääkärin tietokanta: Lääkärin käsikirja. 2020. 2020
Edunvalvontavaltuutus. Nikumaa, Henna / Lääkärin tietokanta: Lääkärin käsikirja. 2020. 2020
Nikumaa, Henna. 2020. Martilla on oikeus päättää asioistaan itse Oma-lehti 4: 9. 2020
Nikumaa, Henna. 2020. Oikeudellinen ennakointi tukee itsemääräämisoikeutta. IkäNYT! - Ikäosaamisen verkkojulkaisu 2: -. 2020
Nikumaa, Henna. 2020. People with Dementia as People with Disability Government Gazette 1: 1-2. 2020
Valtakirjavaltuutus. Nikumaa, Henna / Muistisairaan hoito. 2019. 2019
Testamentti. Nikumaa, Henna / Muistisairaan hoito. 2019. 2019
Terveydenhuollon ampuma-aseilmoitus. Nikumaa, Henna / Muistisairaan hoito. 2019. 2019
Sosiaaliturvan yhdenvertainen saatavuus. Nikumaa, Henna / Muistisairaan hoito. 2019. 2019
Sosiaaliturvan hakeminen ja muutoksenhaku. Nikumaa, Henna / Muistisairaan hoito. 2019. 2019