Rehabilitation Client Forum

The Rehabilitation Client Forum handles topics related to the contents of the rehabilitation services provided by Kela and to client cooperation.

The topics handled in the Forum are prepared together with the participants with the focus on current themes that are important for many client groups regarding rehabilitation services provided by Kela. The aim is to achieve a participatory discussion of the topics, so that the results can be used when developing the rehabilitation services.

The current term of the Forum runs from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021.

Chair
Mikko Toivanen Head of the Centre of Expertise in Benefits Supporting Work Capacity and Functioning, Kela

Deputy chair and secretary
Riikka Peltonen System Design Specialist, Rehabilitation Section at the Centre of Expertise, Kela

 
Rehabilitation Client Forum

Member

Deputy member

Seija Sukula, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Anne Kanto-Ronkanen, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Patrik Tötterman, Senior Officer, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Päivi Haavisto-Vuori, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Kaisa Räty, Counsellor of education, Finnish National Agency for Education

Jouni Järvinen, Counsellor of education, Finnish National Agency for Education

Ellen Vogt, Senior Adviser, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Tuula Kock, Medical Adviser, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Päivi Pollari, Coordinator, Criminal Sanctions Agency

Arja Alamehtä, Coordinator, Criminal Sanctions Agency

Mauri Kallinen, Chief Physician, Rehabilitation, Central Finland Healthcare District

Aki Vainionpää, Chief Physician, Rehabilitation, Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia

Jaana Ylitalo, Chair, Suomen kuntoutusohjaajien yhdistys SKOY ry

Anne Höglund, Member of the Board, Suomen kuntoutusohjaajien yhdistys SKOY ry

Martti Poteri, Customer Service Manager, One-Stop Guidance Center, City of Helsinki

Sirkku Reponen, Project Manager, One-Stop Guidance Center, City of Helsinki

Virpi Siiskonen, Member of the Board, Finnish Disability Forum

Riitta Saksanen, Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy, Finnish Disability Forum

Marko Jääskeläinen, Entrepreneur, Finnish Disability Forum

Jukka Sariola, Chair, Finnish Disability Forum

Pia Hytönen, Executive Director, Finfami ry

Olavi Kaukonen, Managing Director, A-Clinic Foundation

Jaana Hirvonen, Development Director, Finnish Rheumatism Association

Susanna Ryynänen, Rehabilitation Coordinator, Finnish Neuromuscular Disorders Association

Janne Leinonen, Chief Medical Director, Kela

Jan Löfstedt, Senior Medical Advisor, Kela