Service line directors of the Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County selected

Published: 26.9.2022 7.19Updated: 4.10.2022 5.52

Candidates for the positions of service line directors established by the county board on 6 June 2022 were sought via an internal call for expression of interest.

The persons selected to fill the positions of the Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County’s service line directors are listed below:

Joint health and social services

  • joint health services, Anu Mustakari

  • oral health care services, Arja Liinavuori

  • mental health and substance abuse services, Juha-Pekka Strömberg

  • rehabilitation services, Sari Rasia

  • joint social services, Tapio Nieminen

Disability services

  • disability services, Lena Astalan

Services for children, youth and families

  • preventive and early support services, Susanna Laitsaari

  • services targeted at children and young people, Maaret Laine

  • special support services for children and young people, Kati Villgren

  • family centre area Lohja, Karkkila Vihti, Siuntio, Terhi Pippuri

Elderly services

  • support for living at home, Timo Turunen

  • housing services, Elina Kylmänen

  • hospital services, Roope Leppänen

Health care and social welfare service provision

  • swedish-language services, Benita Öberg

  • specialised healthcare guidance, Jaana Koskela

It was decided that the following Service Line Director posts will not be filled for the time being:

  • Elderly services: advice, assessment and guidance

  • Services for children, youth and families: family centre area Inkoo, Hanko ja Raasepori

  • Health care and social welfare service provision: research, development, innovation and competence

Congratulations to everyone who was selected.


- Updated 30 Sep 2022 the name for the service line director for disability services.