Transformation of Services and Systems – From institutionalized services to community-based services and individual support


Kehitysvammaisten Palvelusäätiö (KVPS) (The Service Foundation for People with an Intellectual Disability)


Helsinki, Finland

Theme of this match

The exchange will focus on Finnish/European experiences on transforming institutionalized services to community based services and individual support for people with disabilities. At the moment, Finland is having a major reform in organizing social and health care services. This demands leadership in many levels; organizational leadership, family leadership and empowerment of people with disabilities. We will discuss about goals, success stories and barriers and learn from each other’s experiences.  Subthemes: 1. Personalised budgets and individualised funding; 2. Transformation of services and systems; 3. Family leadership.

Maximum capacity

Not known at this point

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