If you need support in matters related to your family, drugs, or mental disability, you can turn to the Social Welfare Office for assistance and counselling. If you are an elderly person and need help with your daily chores, you can contact the Municipality and apply for home help services. Through the home health care, you can get help in your home with certain health care services.
The Social Welfare Office gives support to children and young people as well as their families, and works with counselling including supportive measures for drug addicts and mentally disabled persons. The Social Welfare Office is also responsible for the administration of financial assistance.
You are welcome to contact us if you have any questions. You should also turn to the Social Welfare Office
Everyone should have the opportunity to stay on living in their own home under safe conditions. To make this possible, special assistance is sometimes needed, such as home help services, emergency medical alarm, home health care, home modifications, etc.
If a person’s care needs can no longer be met at home, the municipality will provide a room for them in an elderly housing facility.
Home help services are an important resource to achieve an independent living under safe conditions. These services are intended to be a support and a complement to a person’s own abilities and do not imply a takeover of duties and responsibilities.
Practical services include:
Care services refer to services that are designed to meet physical, psychological or social needs, for example:
If you have difficulties visiting the district health centre, you can get help in your home with certain health care services.
The tasks include:
The home health care services are administered 24–7 by municipal nurses, occupational therapists and physical therapists. We can visit you at all times during the day and night, regardless of where in the municipality you live.
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