Northern gerontological social work

Gerontological social work supports the well-being and functional capacity of older adults.

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When looking for services and support for people over the age of 65, please get in touch with Senior Info first. Clientship in gerontological social work is based on a decision on a service needs assessment made in client guidance.

In the northern gerontological social work unit, we serve clients who live in the following postal code areas: 00620-00790.

Contact information

Malmin asematie 3 A, 00700 Helsinki Show accessibility information View location on service map
P.O. Box 7910, 00099 City of Helsinki


Malmin asematie 3 A, 00700 Helsinki
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The route to the main entrance

  • The pick-up and drop-off area is located in the vicinity of the entrance, giving easy access to the pavement.
  • The route to the entrance is smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.
  • The passage has 1 step.
  • The route has a steep ramp under 6 m long.

The main entrance

  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated. There is a canopy above the entrance.
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door requires the use of a buzzer, opening easily manually. The buzzer has a light signal.
  • The entrance has thresholds over 2 cm high.

In the facility

  • The customer service point is located on floor 4.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair; the door opens automatically. The floor numbers in the lift can be felt with fingers. The button for the exit floor stands out from the other buttons. (The minimum dimensions for an accessible lift are width 1.1 m and depth 1.4 m.)
  • The customer service point has directions to the different facilities.
  • The doors in the customer service point stand out clearly. The glass doors have contrast markings.
  • The waiting room of the customer service point has no queue number system. The waiting room has chairs.
  • The customer service point has an accessible toilet on floor 2.