The Assistive Technology Unit lends out assistive devices to facilitate mobility, hygiene, toilet use and other needs for people living at home or at home-like institutions.
Maintenance and repair of devices:
The assistive devices lent from the Turku Health Care are maintained and repaired in the Assistive Technology Unit. In non-urgent need, please contact the Assistive Technology Unit to schedule an appointment.
The Contraception Clinic provides contraceptive services to Turku residents under 25 years of age. Older clients may attend the clinic with a referral from a doctor, public health nurse or social worker.
The clinic also provides:
When it comes to foreign-language classes, the main focus is on achieving a comfortable level of using a foreign language in different situations, subjects and concepts. The language is not being taught per se; instead, the foreign language is used to learn a subject matter.
In foreign-language classes, the first two years emphasise understanding the language and building a foundation for foreign-language competence. Reading and writing skills are taught in the students' mother tongue (Finnish).
The geriatric evaluation unit evaluates the condition of the elderly and organises further treatment.
One of the unit's goals is to support the elderly and those in the need of help and assistance, and help them stay at home longer. Another goal is to evaluate the condition of the patient and organise proper treatment faster in case of a sudden medical emergency.
Patients are sent to the unit by the doctor of hospital home care or the personal doctor of the health clinic.
In winter, ski trails are made throughout Turku. The number of ski trails depends on how much snow there is. If there is little snow, skiing is only possible in the Nunnavuori area in Impivaara. If there is a lot of snow, ski trails are made throughout the region.
The Evening High School of Turku (Turun iltalukio) is an upper secondary education school meant for adults where it is possible to finish basic education studies, get the general upper secondary education certificate, pass the Finnish Matriculation Examination or to study single subjects (e.g. languages).
The paternity of a child to be born to a single mother, or a mother in a common-law marriage is established by the child welfare supervisor.
Should the parents marry after the child is born, and paternity has not yet been acknowledged, it must always be acknowledged, however. Otherwise, the child will not officially have a father.
The environmental protection authorities of the municipality supervise the Waste Management Act and its accompanying local ordinances in the municipality.
Turku Environmental Protection supervises the waste management of companies, institutions and real estates and the cleanliness of their surroundings. Supervision is executed through organized inspections of companies and inspections based on hints from inhabitants of the municipality.
The Environmental Protection Departmant reports information about the city's fishing waters, fishing warrants, fishing licences, the maintenance of fishing waters and fishing supervision.
You can buy fishing and net fishing licences for the city's fishing waters from the Customer Service of the Environmental Division (Puolalankatu 5, 2nd floor). The Aura River Information Centre sells fishing licences for the Aura River. Urban Planning and Environmental Committee processes the licence applications of commercial fishers for the fishing waters owned by the city.
Ward 22 specializes in treating heart patients. In the heart monitoring room, central vital functions, such as heart rhythm, blood pressure, the body's oxygen uptake, and secretory functions, can be effectively monitored and managed. The Internal Medicine Ward conducts electrical rhythm transfers, for which patients use prebooked appointments. In addition to actual treatment procedures, the ward also provides diagnostics, more in-depth examinations, rehabilitation, support for self-care, and pain management and counselling as necessary, based on each patient's individual needs.
Open in August 2021
The groups’ phone numbers can be found on Wilma or from the homepage of the day care centre
Family day care in Hirvensalo, pitkämäki, Pohjola, Keskusta, Jäkärlä and Paattinen
Tuesday 9.30-11.30 Jaani parish hall (Karjakuja 75) and
Thursday 9.30-11.30 Hannunniitun parish hall (Virmuntie 2)
Monitori Market Square is a joint centralised customer service point of the City of Turku and Kela, located right at the centre of Turku on the corner of the Market Square. Monitori serves its customers face-to-face, by phone or by chat.
Please note that the service hours of individual services may vary.
Turku health centre's clinic for respiratory infections operates from 23.3.2020 onwards Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m in the area of the Turku City hospital, Kunnallissairaalantie 20, building 1 A. Please note that there is no entrance to the clinic on the other side of the building.
Ryhmien puhelinnumerot löytyvät Wilmasta tai päiväkodin omilta kotisivuilta.
The groups’ phone numbers can be found on Wilma or from the homepage of the day care center