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Client-Centered Social and Health Services (2 cr)

Code: TH00BT83-3020

General information


02.07.2023 - 31.08.2023


01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Health and Well-being

Teaching languages

  • Finnish
  • English


10 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Dental Hygiene


  • Päivi Pietikäinen
  • Sini Kieksi
  • Riikka Hellman

Teacher in charge

Riikka Hellman


  • PSUUNS23
  • 11.09.2023 12:30 - 13:30, Infotunti/Asiakaslähtöiset sosiaali- ja terveyspalvelut TH00BT83-3020


The student is able
- to describe current challenges of population’s health and well-being as well as factors affecting them
- to describe the indicators of health and well-being as well as the meaning of knowledge when identifying and organizing services
- to describe social and health services organization and legislation
- to describe social security system,
- to search for information of social and health services to clients in different life situations
- to recognize the meaning of multiprofessionality in the perspective of service needs
- to act more securely and understand the responsibility for promoting security


1. The status of the population’s health and well-being
- current challenges and factors affecting them
- promotion of health and functional ability, prevention of illnesses and accidents
- registers and statistics

2. Social and health services
- social and health care organization and development of it, funding, responsibilities, control/monitoring and client’s and patient’s rights
- social and health services
- income security
- searching information about social and health services and benefits

3. Security in social and health care

Evaluation scale