Assistive Technology Device Service Center
Assistive Technology Device Service Center provides assessment, guidance and lending services for assistive technology devices to enable person's ability of functioning and participation.
Assistive Technology Devices include
- Electric wheelchairs
- Environmental control units
- Communication devices
- Oxygen concentrators
- Bi-level airway pressure ventilators
- Reusable assistive technology devices for the daily living and mobility of 0-16-year-olds
Patients need a referral for an assessment. The Kuopio University Hospital district has agreed on common grounds for the availability of assistive technology devices. In addition, the Assistive Technology Device Service Center organizes regional guidance and negotiation sessions and acts as expertise resource for hospital district's healthcare centers and other partners.