24-hour Service Housing

24-hour service housing is intended for persons who are unable to live at their own homes even after receiving home care services, help from relatives and other support.

In Sipoo, intensified assisted living is available at housing service units Suvikuja, Suvituuli and Suvirinne. The municipality also purchases some assisted living services from private service producers.

Do the following

For more information about 24-hour service housing, please contact Case Management Services for the Elderly.

To whom and on what terms

Places in 24-hour service housing are allocated via Case Management Services for the Elderly. A comprehensive assessment of the person’s functional ability and need of services is carried out prior to a decision. The decision is made in a multi-professional case management group.

Payment details

The service is chargeable

The residents pay a rent for their room, as well as income-related fees for care, treatment and meals.

Basic information and legislation

A person is eligible for 24-hour service housing if:

  • the need for care and nurture is independent of the time of day due to illness, ageing or injury
  • treatment and care cannot be carried out otherwise.

For disabled persons, 24-hour 24-hour service housing can also be arranged at their home.

24-hour service housing can be provided on a continuous or short-term basis. In addition to care, treatment and guidance, 24-hour service housing includes activities that maintain and promote the client’s functional capacity, outdoor activities and exercise, meal services, clothing care, washing and cleaning services, as well as other necessary services on a 24-hour basis.

Clients may furnish their own homes. They pay a monthly fee for 24-hour service housing consisting of rent, a meal fee and a service fee. The customer also pays for their medicines and other expenses (e.g. haircut). 24-hour service housing is provided by public and private service providers.