Social

Sufficiency of Child Welfare foster care

Child Welfare is having challenges in meeting the increased need for foster care with family care and special and demanding institutional care.
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Substance abuse services

The Social Services and Health Care Division has developed the treatment of people with substance abuse problems and harm reduction services and lowered the threshold for access to services. Cooperation with other operators, particularly child welfare services, needs to be developed.
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Quality control of 24-hour care of the elderly

The quality control of the 24-hour care of the elderly can be considered to be satisfactory in the City’s own service provision and sufficient in purchased services.
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Cooperation and multi-professionality at family centres

The family centre model has increased cooperation between different professionals according to the objectives. Family centre work is just beginning in several areas of Helsinki, and there are still needs for development.
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