Temporary care for persons with disabilities

Temporary care is intended for

  • Implementing informal carer’s leave.
  • For children and young people with intellectual disabilities.
  • The service supports living at home and the coping of the family when the care of a special needs child or a child with a long-term illness is particularly demanding and binding.
  • The amount and implementation method of temporary care are based on an individual service need assessment, taking into account the family's overall situation.
  • Options include the city's own Koskikoti unit, family care and outsourced service units.

How do I apply for a service?

  • To assess service needs, the following are required:
    • a medical certificate or a valid rehabilitation plan that is less than 6 months old
    • application form (Application for services for persons with intellectual disabilities)
  • more information from case managers, tel. (+358) (0)40 630 5974, available Mon, Tue and Thu at 9 – 11 a.m. and Wed at 1 – 2 p.m.