Back to Finland

  It has been couple of weeks now since we have arrived back to Finland. The first things and differences we noticed when landing to Finland was the quietness, fresh air and the green nature. And how little there was traffic, hardly any cars anywhere. Even the morning traffic jams didn’t felt that bad as…

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A Quick Visit to Gozo

During our stay here in Malta, we had one week off the work. Then I travelled to Gozo island for a couple of days and Minttu visited the place later on with her friend. Gozo is certainly worth visiting if you are in Malta. There is an easy and quick ferry connection to the island. Because…

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An Ordinary Day in Malta

How do we spend our days here in Malta? Let’s take a little closer look at our ordinary working day… 6:15 a.m. Waking up, shower and breakfast   7:00 a.m. Packing working clothes and other stuff in back bags, checking once or twice that everything in with us. Fortunately, we have our own survival pack…

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Food Glorious Food

In the beginning of our internship we went to eat in Valletta. We found one very small and lovely restaurant form small alley. It is called Tap room. It was miracle that we get chance to go in because usually, as they told us, you need to book the table to get in, lucky us!…

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Working Hand in Hand

What we have done in our internship here at LiveLife is to monitor and assist client’s independence in their activities in daily living. That means we usually meet them in the morning or at lunch time in their own rooms. We do for example bathing, toileting, feeding, and dressing assessments and write notes about the…

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This and that about Malta and Maltese

Like our host said, it seems that Malta island is eventually going to be just one big city. If you think that the population density in Malta is around 1,350 inhabitants per square kilometre, it’s no wonder. In Finland the same number is an average of 17 inhabitants per square kilometre. The Republic of Malta…

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About the LiveLife

We are doing our occupational therapy practical trainee at the Physical Rehabilitation Centre which is called LiveLife. It is the first private specialised Physical Rehabilitation Centre on the Maltese Islands situated in Sliema. At the moment we are working mostly with the adults and elderly who have been transferred to the LiveLife from the main hospital…

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Greetings from Malta!

Hello, we are Minttu and Asta, two occupational therapy students from JAMK and we are doing our practical training at the moment in Malta. It was almost a year ago when we first time discussed together about going abroad. Our idea was to go somewhere in Europe where you can learn and speak English, and…

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