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Social and health services
Saarikka is responsible for public social and health services in Saarijärvi.

Saarikka offers health services, family and social services, services for people with disabilities and services for the aging to all the inhabitants of the municipality.

At Saarikka health center you can make an appointment for a doctor, a dentist and a nurse, and get different examinations and treatments done.

Family and social services advance the residents’ social participation, health, social well-being and safety and also the ability to function.

Saarikka’s services for the people with disabilities consist of social work, service guidance, work and day activity and also housing services.

Services for the aging are meant to support and help people to stay as long as possible in their familiar surroundings at home.

Different kinds of pre-emptive services are arranged for the aging people. The services are free for the customers.

Home care services help the aging people to manage staying and living in their own home. Home care charge for their services, the size of the charge depends on the person’s income and the services received. Support services are for instance meal service, day activity that supports home care, safety service and errand service. Support services are subject to a charge.

Housing services available are sheltered housing and round-the-clock care. Housing services charge for their services, the size of the charge depends on the person’s income and the services received.