Projects at the MSAH
Some of the projects and programmes currently underway in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health are outlined in these pages.
The most important project at the moment is the health and social services reform. Responsibility for providing public healthcare and social services will be assigned to autonomous regions. Existing multisource financing will be simplified and customers will have more freedom of choice in the services
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Alongside the health and social services reform also some social welfare and health care systems will be modernised in government key projects.
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Regional government, health and social services and reform »
The reform means that the structure, services and financing of healthcare and social welfare services and the duties of regional state administration will all be reorganised.
Services responsive to client needs »
Objective: Healthcare and social welfare services will form packages that are responsive the client needs.
Fostering health and wellbeing »
Objective: Inequalities in health and wellbeing will be reduced by adopting best practices, among other measures.
Programme to address child and family services »
Objective: Services for children, young people and families will form a package that better meets clients’ needs.
Improved home care for older persons and enhanced informal care in all age groups »
Objective: Older people and informal caregivers and family carers will have more equal and better coordinated services.
Career opportunities for persons with partial work capacity »
Objective: People with partial capacity for work will remain at work or find employment on the open labour market.
Child Strategy »
The goal is to generate and conduct broad-based discussion on child and family policy and to make the Finnish society more child and family-friendly.