The compensation is paid to the carer (relative or another close person). The amount of compensation will depend on the amount of support needed and its manageability. The application must be accompanied by a medical report. Upon receipt of the application and its attachments, the manager of informal care will contact the applicant and arrange a home visit. The care fee from support for informal care is taxable income. The agreement on informal care and the decision to grant support is made by the manager of informal care support.
Support for informal care refers to the financial compensation (care fee) and various services provided in order to support the care and other assistance that an elderly person or a person with a disability or illness receives in their home. These services are defined in a care and service plan drawn up for the care recipient.
A transport service covers an ordinary taxi or a disabled taxi.
You can apply for the transport service at the services for the disabled. The telephone service to book an appointment with a social workers is open Mon, Wed and Fri 9 a.m.–10 a.m.
The telephone service for service managers of transport services for persons over 70 years of age is open Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and Mon, Tue and Thu 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Day activities are organized for the disabled, the elderly and persons suffering from memory disorders, as well as for intoxicant abusers and homeless persons.
The aim of the work and day activities is to organize meaningful work and activities for persons with mental disabilities and to consequently promote independent coping. If you wish to apply to an activity and day centre please contact the staff of Paletti. Adults and youth with disabilities may visit an activity centre 2–5 times per week on weekdays.
Currently, the coronavirus situation in Finland is good and everyone can participate in preventing the epidemic from spreading.
The appointment booking numbers of Kirkkotie, Mäntymäki, Runosmäki, Varissuo health stations, the Mäntymäki health station for Swedish-speakers and
Luminous Finland 100 Tour will culminate in an art fusion of various artforms and tens of artists on the Independence Day of Finland, 6th December,