Helsinki At-home Hospital
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At Helsinki At-home Hospital, we treat patients who need hospital-level care at their home.
We operate round the clock. We treat patients over the age of 16 who need, for example, intravenous medication. We also treat patients in palliative care and end-of-life care.
You need a doctor’s referral to become our patient.
The At-home Hospital operates in three locations: Southern At-home H ...
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To whom and on what terms
The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.
In certain situations, a patient may receive at-home hospital care. The attending doctor plans and implements the treatment. The patient’s consent is required for at-home hospital care. The patient may receive at-home hospital care if their condition is sufficient for the process. In addition, all care measures must be planned in a way that they can also be implemented at home.
At-home hospital care always takes into consideration the overall situation in the home and the status of any other family members.
At-home hospital care is provided as an alternative to hospital care. At-home hospital care usually includes visits from nursing staff and patient visits to the hospital, in accordance with the patient’s care plan and current status.