Hospital at Home is specialized health care provided at the patient's familiar home with the patient's consent and to the degree the patient's condition and treatment methods allow. Hospital at Home care is appropriate for diabetics treated with insulin, patients with cancer, patients on intravenous antibiotics and erythrocyte transfusion and patients with cardiac insufficiency. Patients are referred for admission from the home municipality internal diseases hospitals, municipal health stations, the emergency services, the Turku University Hospitals or private doctors.
The Eye Diseases Out-patient Clinic provides basic ophthalmologic care to Turku citizens of all ages. Appointments are by doctor's referral only. In some cases the school nurses may refer students to the clinic. During nights or weekends, patients should seek help at the on-call services of the Turku University Hospital Ophthalmologic Policlinic.
Patient groups treated at the Eye Diseases Out-patient Clinic are children with low vision or a squint, school-age children, diabetics, patients needing eyelid surgery, patients from the Turku City Hospital wards and elderly care.
Orthopedic rehabilitation unit offers demanding rehabilitation services for the elderly patients of Turku. Rehabilitation to home or to a place of further treatment is carried out with medical treatment and research, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitaing treatment and activation therapy.
The unit rehabilitates orthopedic patients (patients with fractures, artificial joints) and patients who need help in regaining and improving their functionality.
Patients enter the orthopedic rehabilitation unit with a doctor's referral after a surgical procedure.