Health and Lifestyle

Health and Work Environment Profile 50, 55, 60, 65 years old

Uppsala University offers a health and work environment profile to those who are over: 50, 55, 60 and 65 years of age. The service gives you a comprehensive picture of the health status.

What it is

The year you turn 50, 55, 60 or 65, you will be offered to book an appointment with Falck for a health profile. The offer is valid for one year from the date the offer is sent. You can book only after you have received the offer.

Follow-up of any deviating test results is normally done by another healthcare provider, and is not paid for by Uppsala University. Sampling of, for example, thyroid hormone, PSA and any allergy tests are not included.  

How it works

  1. Order serviceWhen you have ordered a health and work environment profile 50, 55, 60, 65, you will receive an email with login details for a health declaration that you fill in before your visit. 
  2. Fill in health declarationThe questionnaire is based on different question blocks with validated questions that revolve around factors that are possible for yourself to influence, such as diet, exercise, alcohol, tobacco, sleep and stress, as well as questions that the employer can influence in the organizational and social work environment.  
  3. VisitThe answers to the questionnaire become the starting point of the visit with the Occupational Health Nurse. You may do a fitness test and take tests for blood pressure, BMI, waist circumference, glucose and cholesterol. The visit takes 50 minutes.
  4. Feedback
    The results are summarized in an action plan on how best to move forward. 

Information before visits 

  • Fill in the questionnaire before the visit. 
  • Do not perform vigorous physical exercise or heavy work in the hours before. 
  • You should not eat, drink or smoke/snuff 2 hours before the visit. However, water is fine to drink. 
  • Bring a change of clothes and training shoes to the fitness test, or wear casual clothing. 
  • If you are taking any medications, include their name. 
  • Bring a valid ID/ID document.