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Wear a face mask in social and health care services

We recommend that everyone who is 12 years old or older uses a face mask in all social and health care facilities.

Read more here: Coronavirus updates from Helsinki

Apotti’s launch to affect services from October to December

On 6 November 2021, Helsinki will launch a new client and patient record, Apotti, in social services for children and working age people, as well as Child Welfare. Due to the launch, changes will take place in some of our services in October, November and December. 
Read more about the effects of Apotti’s implementation on various services via this link

Child welfare services secure children’s rights and support parents and other guardians in raising the child. The primary goal of the services is to ensure that a child/young person can grow up in his or her own home.

Child welfare authorities are legally mandated to act if required to protect a child’s welfare.

All children are entitled to:
- a safe and stimulating living environment,
- balanced and versatile development, and
- special protection.

25.10.2021 10:22