Southern 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 southern gerontological social work unit, we serve clients who live in the following postal code areas: 00100-00210, 00240-00260, 00500-00530, 00550-00560, 00600-00610.

Contact information

Käenkuja 1 B, 6. and 7. floor, 00500 Helsinki Show accessibility information View location on service map
P.O. Box 7160, 00099 City of Helsinki


Käenkuja 1 B, 6. and 7. floor, 00500 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 guided, smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.

The main entrance

  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated.
  • The doors connected to the entrance stand out clearly and the glass doors have contrast markings. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens automatically with a motion sensor.

In the facility

  • The customer service point is located on floor 6.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair; the door opens with an access control key. 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 doors in the customer service point stand out clearly.
  • The customer service point has a toilet marked as accessible on floor 7. One or both sides of the toilet seat lack a support rail.