Active Daily Living Aid services

In HyMy Village's Active Daily Living Aid services, you will be met without haste and expertly by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences’ prosthetist-orthotist, physiotherapy, podiatry and occupational therapy students. Our staff, who are health care professionals, are responsible for the services.

Active Daily Living Aid services

In HyMy-kylä's versatile assistive technology services, you will be met promptly and expertly by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences' assistive technology, physiotherapy, podiatry and occupational therapy students. Our teachers, who are in charge of assistive technology services, are health care professionals.

  • At the first visit, we will assess the need for assistive devices with you
  • First, we start our instructions and prepare an individual aid for you.
  • You can also get guidance on using the aid, additional information and further recommendations from us.
  • If necessary, we will schedule a follow-up visit for you.

Custom foot orthoses

Our podiatry students manufacture custom foot orthoses as part of the podiatry services. Our staff, who are health care professionals, are responsible for the services.

The manufacture of foot orthoses is always based on an assessment of the customer's functional capacity and foot orthoses are designed individually for the customer.

We use different manufacturing techniques, e.g. heat-formed foot orthoses, semi-finalized foot orthoses blanks and elements.

Upper limb support

Make an appointment for the first visit to the occupational or physiotherapy services if you need to purchase a wrist brace.

During the first visit:

  • we do an examination of your upper limb functionality
  • we will check together with you whether the Villa Manus products or individually manufactured solution would be the best solution for you
  • in addition we will assess the need for independent exercises and possible follow-up visits

For the needed upper limb aid or equipment for independent exercise, we charge a fee according to the price list of our joint partner Villa Manus.

Individual hobby aids

This service is aimed at you, who cannot get a payment commitment for the needed hobby aids.

We carry out orders related to hobby aids as project work and according to contract. Our staff, who are health care professionals, are responsible for the projects.

Please note that

  • the cost estimate is based on the used materials in the product
  • the price includes an assessment, measurements, manufacturing of the product, intermediate adjustments, delivery of the product and instructions for use, as well as inspection.

Contact Senior Lecturer Toni Nisula and make an appointment, toni.nisula [at] metropolia.fi (toni[dot]nisula[at]metropolia[dot]fi).

Measurement services

We implement the measurement services as project work and according to contract. Our staff, who are health care professionals, are responsible for the services. The measurement service can be e.g.

  • foot plantar pressure measurement
  • comparative measurement of lower limb prosthesis and lower limb orthosis components in our motion laboratory.
  • wheelchair seat surface pressure measurement
  • wheelchair balancing

Contact Senior Lecturer Toni Nisula and make an appointment, toni.nisula [at] metropolia.fi (toni[dot]nisula[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

Price List

Active Daily Living Aid services price list - Students and pensioners receive a 20% discount.
Purpose of AppointmentDurationPrice-20 %
Individually tailored support insoles (also possible through podiatry student)-140 €112 €
Individual Aids for hobbies and activities---
Measurement services---

For your benefit

At HyMy Village, our main goal is to provide quality wellbeing and health services without haste and taking into account your individual situation.

Good to know

  • In HyMy-Village you are a client in a learning situation where our students practice, under the supervision of teachers, in addition to their professional skills, e.g. people-centered interaction with clients.
  • The research and rehabilitation plan made for you by our students is always checked and approved by the supervising teachers.
  • During your visit, in addition to the corresponding student, his or her student colleagues may be involved in observing the situation.
  • If you look younger than 13 years old, we will check your age, as under the age of 13 requires parental consent to participate in the activity.

Your feedback is important to us

Our goal is to provide you expert, flexible and personalized service without haste. Your feedback is important to us for the development of our operations and services. Please, give us feedback on the e-form.

Social and Patient Ombudsperson

The City of Helsinki organises the Social and Patient Ombudspersons' services for public and private health and social services.

Social and Patient Ombudsperson:

  • Advises and guides in matters related to the application of the Act on the Status and Rights of Social Welfare Clients, the Act on the Status and Rights of Patient and the Act on Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Advises and, if necessary, assists the client, patient, or their legal representative in filing an objection.
  • Advises on the proper procedures and authorities for raising objections, filing complaints, handling patient injury matters, and claiming for damages, among other matters related to the patient's and client's legal rights in healthcare, social welfare, or early childhood education services.
  • Informs about the rights of clients and patients.
  • Gathers information about the contacts made by clients and patients and monitors the development of the rights and status of clients and patients.
  • Promotes the rights of clients and patients in other ways.

You find more information here.

Insurance

Metropolia has a health insurance for patient injuries covered by the Patient Injury Act. Metropolia also has a general liability insurance for damages taking place in education. The terms and conditions of the liability insurance can be seen in HyMy Village.