An application for support measures or services from the services for persons with disabilities is made in writing. The application must be accompanied by a statement from the health centre doctor and, if necessary, other expert opinions and reports. A social worker or a service manager will first agree on either an office or home visit, during which the customer's needs are assessed by drafting a service plan. The services to which the customer is entitled to are recorded into the service plan.
Adults and young people visit the activity centre 2–5 working days a week. The daily content is determined individually. The aim is to find suitable activities for everyone to support their own competence, for example, various tasks similar to work, recreational activities and outdoor activities. Various products can be made in activity centres under guidance, for example, weaving and textile work.
Essential housing-related services may include assistance with daily activities.
Services and support measures can be provided in different housing units, group homes and residential care facilities, or as a service to one’s own home. For more information on housing services reserved for persons with severe disabilities or persons with intellectual disabilities, please contact social workers of disability services.
Most housing services are provided as a purchased service. The disability services provided by the city include three units that offer 24-hour house care: