Rehabilitation Partner Forum

The Rehabilitation Partner Forum develops rehabilitation client cooperation together with Kela's cooperation partners acting in different roles.

The topics for the Forum are planned together with the members. The aim is to improve cooperation when providing rehabilitation services and the cooperation with the clients.

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
Tuula Ahlgren Head of Rehabilitation Services Section at the Centre of Expertise, Kela 

Rehabilitation Partner 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

Marika Heimo, Grants Officer, Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA

Heidi Pursiainen, Senior Specialist, Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA

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

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

Riitta Työläjärvi, Medical Adviser, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions

Ilkka Kaukoranta, Chief Economist, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions

Auli Rytivaara, Chief Medical Officer, Confederation of Finnish Industries

Juhani Ruutiainen, Professor, Rehabilitation Director, Chief Medical Officer, Finnish Neuro Society

Marja Tallavaara Specialist, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Maire Lumiaho, Lawyer, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

Samppa Koskela, Lawyer, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

Mika Pekkonen, Medical Director, Verve Oy

Jarno Talvitie, Business Policy Adviser, Kuntoutuksen toimialayhdistys KTAY

Päivi Opari, Senior Adviser, SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health

Soile Kuitunen, CEO, Rehabilitation Foundation

Janne Pelkonen, Senior Specialist, Finnish Pension Alliance TELA

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Harri Hellstén Head of Labour Market Affairs, Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Albert Mäkelä Legal Counsel, Federation of Finnish Enterprises

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

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

Tiina Mäkinen, Kuntoutusalan asiantuntijat ry

Hanna-Maija Kause, Senior Advisor, Akava - Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland

Outi Töytäri, Rehabilitation Advisor, Tehy ry

Marja Lampainen, physiotherapist

Janne Leinonen, Chief Medical Director, Kela

Jan Löfstedt Senior Medical Advisor, Kela 

Anna-Liisa Salminen, Lead Researcher, Kela

Riitta Seppänen-Järvelä, Kela