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OLKA activities, Meilahti Triangle Hospital

Keywords:
  • olka
  • peer support
  • volunteering

OLKA® refers to coordinated organization and volunteering activity at hospitals. Our purpose is to offer patients and their loved ones unhurried encounters and support in coming to terms with their disease. OLKA is a joint operation of HUS and HyTe [Community of NGOs].

OLKA service point, Meilahti Triangle Hospital

Welcome to the OLKA service point at Meilahti Triangle Hospital! The OLKA service point at Meilahti Triangle Hospital is located in the hospital’s lobby on the 3rd floor.

The OLKA service points provide brochures and magazines from patient associations.

The OLKA coordinator’s workstation is also located at our OLKA service point at Meilahti Triangle Hospital. When the OLKA coordinator is at the service point, they can help you to find the form of support that suits you best.

Upcoming theme days in 2022 and theme day booking form for associations. (in Finnish)
Theme days in 2023 and theme day booking form for associations. (in Finnish)

OLKA volunteer activities, Meilahti Triangle Hospital

You will recognize OLKA volunteers by their light green vests. These volunteers are trained for their duties, and they are bound by a confidentiality obligation. The purpose of the volunteers is not to replace nursing staff. The volunteers are there for you!

At Meilahti Triangle Hospital, the volunteers provide peer support (on wards 5A, 6A, 6B, 7A and 7B). You may also inquire about peer support or try out the peer-to-peer search engine of the Peer Hub.

Interested in volunteering at a hospital? Get in touch with OLKA!

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