Humana broadens services in Finland with Foster Home Care

Humana’s operations in Finland, through Arjessa Oy, are now broadening their welfare services and are offering advanced Foster Home Care. With access to the extensive experience and competence within Humana Group, Arjessa is now able to carry out its’ first foster home placements. 

-          Foster Home Care is an important and sought-after complement to Arjessa’s existing offering of treatment services.  It is important for Humana as a company but even more so important for our clients to now have the opportunity of receiving even better treatment and care. Our goal is to be the leading care provider in Finland and to get there we need to broaden our operations, says Rasmus Nerman, Group CEO of Humana.

-          The most important part of what we do is of course finding the right family placement for a child. Through close collaboration with the family, the municipality and other parties we will ensure that the child has the best possibilities for a well-functioning life. It goes without saying that all our work is carried out with care and respect for those we help, comments Janne Telén, national manager for Welfare Services.

During the Spring of 2017 Arjessa has recruited and educated foster homes who are now able to welcome children with varying needs. Advanced Foster Home Care is being offered in Ostrobothnia (Österbotten) but will eventually be offered throughout all of Finland.

Background information and facts:

Humana has long experience, and is the leading provider in Sweden of, advanced Foster Home Care. The competence encompasses everything from emergency home placement to evidence-based heavily reinforced foster home care. The experience and best-practices have now been shared with and transferred to Arjessa, Humana’s operator in Finland.

For more information, please contact:
Rasmus Nerman, Group CEO Humana, rasmus.nerman@humana.se

Janne Telén, Manager Welfare Services, Arjessa, tel. +358 44 025 9030, janne.telen@arjessa.fi

Patrik Silverudd, Press Relations Officer, +46 766 112 111

Humana is a leading Nordic care company providing services within individual and family care, personal assistance, elderly care and special service housing in accordance with LSS. Humana has some 16,000 employees in Sweden, Norway and Finland providing care for over 9,000 individuals, and working towards the vision “Everyone is entitled to a good life”. In 2016, Humana’s operating revenue was SEK 6 362 M. The company’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden. Read more about Humana on www.humana.se or http://corporate.humana.se

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Humana is a leading Nordic care company providing services within individual and family care, personal assistance, elderly care and special service housing in accordance with LSS. Humana has some 15,000 employees in Sweden, Norway and Finland providing care for over 7,000 individuals and working to achieve the vision “Everyone is entitled to a good life”. In 2017, Humana’s operating revenue was SEK 6,557 M. Humana is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2016 and company’s headquarters are located in Stockholm. Read more about Humana on: www.humana.se or http://corporate.humana.se

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