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JOANNA KROKOSZ

Therapy Set Poland www.instagram.com/joanna.krokosz

Biography:
Product designer, lecturer at the Faculty of Art, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Faculty of Design. Since 2017 Joanna has been a PhD student at the Industrial Forms Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków. She is interested in universal design with particular emphasis on the needs of the elderly, children and people with disabilities. Her projects have been exhibited in Poland and abroad, including the National Museum (Kraków), MOCAK (Krakow), Kunstindustrie Museum (Trondheim), Salone Internazionale del Mobile (Milan), Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair (Stockholm), The International Interiors Show (Cologne), 11.madeinhungary, 04.MeeD (Budapest). Since 2013 Joanna has been a co-founder of the Grupa Projektowa W Formie (www.wformie.com).

Project description:
Therapy Set is a set of therapeutic aids for the elderly, especially for residents of Social Care Homes. The set consists of seven aids which facilitate comprehensive therapy of seniors. The aids can be produced by DPS residents within the framework of occupational therapy workshops and used in therapy and physiotherapy conducted at the seniors' bedside. One of the elements of the project is a website with instructions and scripts for classes and exercises. The project has received funding from the Małopolski Inkubator of Social Innovations operating at the Regional Centre for Social Policy in Kraków.
Website address: www.therapyset.pl