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Adaptation coaching

Adaptation coaching is an individual or group-form activity with a definite goal, where the result is social rehabilitation, minimising the problems caused by the disability.

The service is intended for a disabled person and his or her close network.

In the adaptation coaching course, the participant practises social skills in a focused manner, utilises peer support and aims to mitigate the problems caused by their disability to their everyday life. The individual adaptation coaching may include, for example, sign-language teaching, the practising of image communication, the guidance of mobility skills or housing training.

The service is granted on a case-by-case basis and it is based on the resources allocated to it.

The services are free of charge for the customers, but expenses may occur due to the journeys.

Prerequisites:

The service need is assessed, based on the doctor's statement and statements from other specialists.

The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.

Available languages:

Finnish, Swedish

Related service points and contact information:

Organizer:

Social Services and Health Care Division


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