Public Social Services and Health Care in the Jakobstad region
The Department of Social Services and Health Care in the Jakobstad region
The Department of Social Services and Health Care in the town of Jakobstad provides all municipal social welfare and health care services for the inhabitants of the towns of Jakobstad and Nykarleby and the municipalities of Larsmo and Pedersöre. Our department provides services for primary health care, locally executed specialized medical care, social services (except children's daycare), elderly care and environmental health care and veterinary care.
This area has a population of more than 43 000 people. Services and care are provided both in Swedish and in Finnish. Our staff is also able to serve clients in English.
Our municipal social services and health care promote the population's health and well-being and thereby support the individual's and society's ability to function. Social services and health care soothes negative impacts caused by social insecurity, illness or unhealthy environment. Evenhanded and effective care will be given, sometimes in cooperation of our associates.
Our department provides the following services (text in swedish)
- Barn, unga och familjer (children, teens and families)
- Vuxna (Adults)
- Äldre (Seniors)
- Miljöhälsa och veterinärvård (Environmental healt and veterinary services)
- Förvaltning (Administration)