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Nutritional therapy for persons with a disabilities

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

A diversified and balanced diet supports your wellbeing and health. Talk to your nurse or doctor if you are worried about your eating habits.

You may need the help of a nutritional therapist if, for example, you have lost weight, are suffering from severe abdominal symptoms, are overweight or your diet is insufficient.

The nutritional therapist will advise you or the people treating you on a suitable diet.

Your nurse or doctor will make a referral for nutritional therapy for a disabled customer, if necessary. We will send an invitation letter to your home, with the time and place of the first appointment with your nutritional therapist.

Nutritional therapy is free of charge to you. You need a referral to access the service.

To whom and on what terms

The service is available persons with disability in Helsinki.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceSocial Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languageFinnish
Text edited by: Social Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 16/8/2022