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Regional Hospital at Home, Porvoo Hospital

Keywords:
  • palliative care
  • pain management
  • Porvoo Hospital

Opening hours and contact information

Visiting address

Porvoo Hospital
Sairaalantie 1
Porvoo

Postal address

P.O. Box 500
00029 HUS

At Porvoo Hospital's Hospital at Home, we provide hospital-level treatment at a patient’s home as an alternative to inpatient care.

We will treat you at home or in another place of residence, such as in residential services. The Hospital-at-Home nurses will treat you according to a jointly prepared treatment plan.  

If necessary, you will have the option to be transferred to a hospital. We provide services 24 hours a day, every day of the year. 

Hospital-at-Home personnel include a physician and registered nurses. A nurse is available 24 hours a day. 

In at-home hospital services, we perform, among other things: 

  • intravenous pharmacotherapy and fluid therapy
  • blood transfusions
  • oxygen therapy
  • treatment of pain
  • palliative and hospice care
  • blood tests 

 
Conditions for at-home hospital care of patients: 

  • at least 16 years of age
  • your physician has assessed your suitability as a home hospital patient and prepared treatment instructions
  • you want to be taken care of at home and your state of health allows this
  • you manage your daily activities independently or with the help of your family or support services
  • you commit to refraining from use of intoxicants during treatment
  • pets are kept on a leash or in another room during treatment visits 

 
Fees:

  • Home visit: EUR 12.00 (physician or nurse). Only one visit will be invoiced during a period of 24 hours.
  • The fee includes any acute care medicines and supplies used by nurses during home visits.
  • Hospital-at-home care visits are free of charge for regular customers of home-care services.
  • The hospital-at-home fees do not accrue the maximum payment limit. 

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