Hospital Wards and Units

Vantaa residents are examined, treated, and rehabilitated at Katriina hospital. The hospital (including the temporary space at Korso Senior Citizens' Center during the hospital’s renovation) has seven wards specialized in treating various diseases, a day hospital, geriatric reception, and a therapy unit. The Geriatric Acute Care Unit, in connection with Peijas Hospital, includes two geriatric assessment and acute wards and the Home Hospital service.

Patients are admitted to the hospital by a doctor's referral, either from another hospital or directly from home, from another place of residence, or from an emergency clinic. The objectives of hospital care are to ensure as short inpatient time as possible, rehabilitation, and discharge to the previous place of residence.

Hospital services are based on cooperation between different health and social welfare professionals. The nursing staff has know-how in many special fields. One of the hospital’s main objectives is to promote and maintain the patients' functional abilities. Another important objective is to provide individual care at the hospital. The hospital aims to develop multiprofessional cooperation.

Katriina Hospital’s Wards and Units

  • Ward 1 (located at Korso Senior Citizens' Center during Katriina Hospital’s renovation)
  • Ward 2A
  • Ward 2B
  • Ward 3 (located at Korso Senior Citizens' Center during Katriina Hospital’s renovation)
  • Ward P5 (located at Korso Senior Citizens' Center during Katriina Hospital’s renovation)
  • Ward 4A
  • Ward 4B
  • Ward 5 (located at Korso Senior Citizens' Center during Katriina Hospital’s renovation)
  • Day Hospital (located at Korso Senior Citizens' Center during Katriina Hospital’s renovation)
  • Geriatric Reception
  • Social Work

Geriatric Acute Care Wards in Peijas Hospital

Ward 1

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33257
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3124 853
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3121 990
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The ward is specialized in treating patients suffering from delirium. The patients' illnesses are often manifested as behavioral symptoms, which is why they can be anxious. The ward has 14 beds.

Ward 2A

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33271
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3034 664
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3121 991
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The ward focuses on treating patients with infections. Because of infections, the ward's operations emphasize good hygiene. The ward has 23 beds.

Ward 2B

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33269
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3034 664
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3122 067
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The ward is specialized in treating and rehabilitating patients with fractures. An orthopedist participates in the treatment. The ward has 28 beds.

Ward 3

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33258
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3034 368
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3122 129
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The ward is a 12-bed geriatric research and rehabilitation ward. Treatment focuses on muscular strength exercises, enhancing the sense of balance, and proper nutrition.

Ward P5

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33956, 043 8269581
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

Ward P5 is a 5-bed geropsychiatric research and care ward. The ward operates in connection with ward 3.

Ward 4A

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33287
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3034 436
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3121 992

The ward is specialized in treating cerebrovascular disorders. Nursing emphasizes rehabilitation and the patient's active role. Because of the nature of the disease, occupational therapists and speech therapists, among others, participate in rehabilitation. The ward has 27 beds.

Ward 4B

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 8393 3286
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3034 436
Head Nurse, tel. 050 312 2128

You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The ward is specialized in treating patients with wounds. Twice a week, a wound clinic operates in connection with the ward. A nurse specialized in wounds receives patients discharged from the ward. In addition, a plastic surgeon participates in the treatment of wound patients once a week. The ward has 27 beds.

Ward 5

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 839 33306
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3124 853
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3121 990
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The ward is specialized in palliative, symptomatic treatment of serious cases, such as, cancer. The ward has 13 beds.

All the wards also treat patients who need rehabilitation and inpatient care for other reasons.

Day Hospital

Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3034 368
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3122 129
Nurse, tel. 050 3145 460
Nurse, tel. 050 3121 764
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The day hospital generally examines and rehabilitates patients who live at home and do not require round-the-clock care. Treatment includes doctor's and nurse's examinations, as well as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. The day hospital also provides follow-up care for patients discharged from wards. It is open on weekdays in the daytime.

Geriatric Reception

Inquiries:
Reception nurses, tel. 040 834 9855
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

The reception is located at Katriina hospital’s first floor, to the right from the main entrance. You do not need to check in.

The geriatric reception examines memory disorders. The reception is primarily meant for Vantaa residents aged 70 and older, but younger residents are treated as well. You need a doctor’s referral for the reception. The doctors are geriatricians or doctors specializing in geriatrics. The recommendation is that a relative or another person familiar with the patient accompanies the patient to the appointment.

Geriatric Acute Care Unit in Peijas Hospital

The 20-bed AKOS1 and the 28-bed AKOS2 wards, situated in connection with HUS Peijas Hospital, primarily treat elderly patients who need urgent assessment or short-term care, but do not need specialized care. The patients may, for instance, suffer from an acute confusional state (i.e. delirium) related to a memory disorder, an infection typical of the elderly, or otherwise deteriorated general condition. The patients are generally referred to the ward from an emergency clinic.

The Home Hospital service operates in connection with AKOS1 ward. The Home Hospital provides hospital-level treatment at the patient’s home or other place of residence (e.g. service house, nursing home). The Home Hospital usually treats infections, severe pain, and wounds. The Home Hospital also treats patients in different stages of palliative treatment. You need a doctor’s referral for the Home Hospital care.

AKOS1

Geriatric Acute Care Unit
Assessment and acute ward AKOS1

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 4716 6836
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3124 409
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3121 605

AKOS2

AKOS 2 Geriatric Acute Care Unit Assessment and acute ward AKOS2

Patient inquiries: Nursing staff, tel. 09 471 66591
Ward Secretary, tel. 050 3040 464
Head Nurse, tel. 050 3181 568
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

Home Hospital

Nurses, tel. 050 3124 410 (24 h)
You can contact the ward physician via the ward staff.

Social Work

Hospital’s social nurses provide counseling for the patients and their relatives about social security; social, health, and rehabilitation services; follow-up care; and legal protection. They can also assist you with allowance applications.

The social nurses also take part in workgroups assessing the patient’s treatment and rehabilitation plan as well as their follow-up care.

You can call the social nurses via the city’s switchboard, tel. 09 839 11, or the hospital’s switchboard 09 839 331. You can also make a personal appointment. You can find each ward’s social nurse’s name and contact information at the ward’s bulletin board.