Changes in open­ing hours in Soite due to the coro­n­avirus epidemic

The list has been updat­ed on the 5th of Jan­u­ary 2022

Most of Soite’s ser­vices func­tion nor­mal­ly. It is rec­om­mend­ed that per­son­nel work from home and use remote recep­tion, but it will be ensured that clients have phys­i­cal access to these ser­vices if need­ed.

There are changes in the open­ing hours and in the func­tions in the fol­low­ing units due to the coro­n­avirus situation:

  • The central hospital and general medicine wards
    • Wards at the central hospital and general medicine wards may be visited during visiting hours in groups of at most 2–3 persons if coronavirus safety is taken into account.
  • Childbirths
    • The spouse and one support person (doula) may be present during childbirth.
    • Labour reception/post-term check-ups: the spouse/a support person may be present.
    • A symptom-free support person can visit the department between 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Family rooms are available depending on the situation,.
    • Until further notice, siblings of newborn children are not allowed to visit their new sibling at the maternity ward or maternity clinics.  
    • Antenatal classes and introduction to the delivery unit are arranged remotely.
  • Services for families:
    • rehabilitating work activities are organized with special arrangements

  • Koivutupa:
    • Because of the coronavirus epidemic, activities are arranged with advance registration. Registration 044 780 9168, 9 am - 3 pm on weekdays.
  • Recommendations regarding visits in housing services:
    • When relations/close people come to visit safety precautions must be followed in accordance with instructions from the unit.
    • It is important that visits are made only if one has no symptoms.
    • A face mask should be worn when visiting.
    • It is recommended that the unit is contacted before a visit so that the visit can be arranged in a safe way.
    • More information from the housing services units.
  • Respite care and temporary care
    • Persons who have symptoms of the cold or who have been exposed to the coronavirus cannot be taken in for respite care and temporary care. In general, the client must have a negative test result from a coronavirus test.
    • More information from units of respite care and temporary care.
  • Services for the disabled
    • The activities at the activity centres are partly terminated until 31st of March 2022.
  • Travel service centre
    • Client transportations are not combined in Soite's area until after the 31st of March 2022. Disruptions may occur when it comes to transportations.

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