The Law On Social Assistance Of Professionals Who (1.3.2016)

Original Language Title: Laki sosiaalihuollon ammattihenkilöistä (voimassa 1.3.2016 alkaen)

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/2015/20150817

In accordance with the decision of Parliament: Chapter 1 General provisions article 1 purpose the purpose of this law, the law is to promote the quality of social welfare asiakasturvallisuutta, as well as the customer's right to good social welfare and good treatment: 1) within the meaning of this Act, make sure that the social welfare profession training required for the professional activities of the person, is a sufficient professional competence and professional capacity necessary for the operation, as well as the opportunity to develop and maintain their skills;
social care professionals by promoting the cooperation between the 2) and the establishment of an appropriate structure, taking into account the needs of customer service;
3) through social welfare professionals in the course of a professional activity.

the scope of the law this law shall apply to the section 2 of the public service of the operator in the community or of the private and self-employed social care professionals.

section 3 of the social care professional social care professionals are: 1) the ones that are under this law received as regards access to the (Certified Professional);
2) those with under this Act is entitled to use the professional title of the social care professional (nimikesuojattu professional).
A licensed professional is entitled to work in the occupation and use of the professional title of the Member State concerned. Nimikesuojatun professional titles and the necessary training of the professional title provides for the State by means of a Council regulation. Nimikesuojatun the right to the use of the professional title shall be subject to, in addition, that person is marked in section 16 of the central registry of persons referred to in the social care professional nimikesuojattuna professional. Nimikesuojatun professional positions may work for the rest of the person, with adequate training, experience and professional skill. The State Council regulation provides for the nimikesuojatun professional positions in the jurisdiction of any person adequate training required.
Social care professionals to do the structure and Division of tasks can be used to renew the professional knowledge, skills and training, taking into account the subject as otherwise provided by law or regulation, if it is justified by the needs of the customer service, working arrangements and the production of social services. Decree of the Ministry of Social Affairs and health shall be adopted, where necessary, more detailed provisions for social welfare professionals on the development of an appropriate task structure and Division of labour.

the obligations of professional ethics section 4 of the social welfare professional aim is to the professional activities of a social, equality and inclusion, as well as the prevention of social exclusion and increasing prosperity.
Social care professional has a duty to comply with the professional activities on the rights of customer, what the status of social welfare and the treatment of the data, as well as the customer.

section 5: maintenance of professional qualifications and skills development social welfare professional has a duty to maintain and develop their skills, as well as to familiarise themselves with the provisions and regulations of professional activities.
Social care professional of the employer's need to create the conditions necessary for the professional training needed to be at work and that he will be able to participate in the development of the professional skills necessary for further training.

section 6 of the provision of information to the supervisory authorities ' social care professional is required notwithstanding the provisions on secrecy, to provide social and health protection agency or regional Government requested to carry out the tasks provided for in this law, to the necessary information and explanations.
Chapter 2 the right to act as social welfare professional occupation in Finland, the right to exercise the section 7 of the social worker on the basis of the training carried out in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the right to practise the profession of social worker, licensed professional person who has successfully completed a master's degree in Finland, which is included in or which, in addition, has been carried out major studies or pääainetta correspond to the University studies in social work.

Article 8 the right to exercise the profession of studying on the basis of the training carried out in Finland and geronomin in health care and social services, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the right to pursue the profession of the person, studying for a licensed professional who has completed a Bachelor's degree at the social area suitable for Finland.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the right to engage in the occupation of a person who has successfully completed a geronomin social, suitable for the professional degree in Finland.

the specific duties of the social worker in the Above section 9, paragraph 7, of the social worker is responsible for the professional management of social work and social assistance for individuals, families and communities, and the need for an equivalent social work services from the customer and expert work, as well as monitoring and evaluation of its impact.
In addition to the provision of social welfare services, and the social worker is responsible for taking the decision according to than the rest of the law.

Article 10 of the EU or EEA country other than Finland training for EU/EEA citizen of the State in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the law on the recognition of professional qualifications (1093/2007) in accordance with the right to engage in Finland this law referred to in article 7 or 8 of profession in the Member State of the European Union or the European economic area and nationals of the State, which is in another Member State of the European Union or the European economic area, on the basis of the training carried out in Finland, a member of a State other than that of the degree certificate or other document which in that State is required in that occupation, or any other document attesting to the applicant's readiness to practise that profession.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the recognition of professional qualifications, in accordance with the law on the right to use in Finland, the Council of State regulation of social welfare provided for in the professional under the professional title of the Member State of the European Union or the European economic area and nationals of the State, which is in another Member State of the European Union or the European economic area, on the basis of the training received in the State than in the State as equivalent to a diploma or defined by the given document, which in that State is required in order to obtain the right of occupation of the , or any other document attesting to the applicant's readiness to practise that profession.
In the field of Social Affairs and health for the authorisation and supervision of the Office may require the applicant as substitutes for measures for the adaptation period or take an aptitude test as provided for in the Act on the recognition of professional qualifications.

Article 11 of the European Union or in the part of the State of the European economic area, training in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the right to pursue in Finland referred to in article 7 or 8 of the occupation of persons who are in the part of the European Union or the European economic area, on the basis of the degree of training carried out in the State, or any other document that is required in order to obtain the right profession in that State.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall, on application, grant the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the right to use the State Council regulation nimikesuojatun professional the professional title of the Member State provided for persons who are in the part of the European Union or the European economic area, on the basis of the degree of training carried out in the State, or any other document that is required in order to obtain the right profession in that State.
In the field of Social Affairs and health for the authorisation and supervision of the Office may require the applicant as substitutes for measures for the adaptation period or take an aptitude test. Government regulation is necessary in order to provide more time to adapt and test, as well as on the other qualifications of the applicant eligibility requirements.

section 12: the right to work temporarily in the social care, a licensed professional occupation, a social worker in an occupation for a period of up to one year, a social worker can act as a temporary occupation by a person who has passed the social work studies and practical training. The student will work under the supervision of the management and the completed the occupation of a social worker.
Other licensed professional in a profession can work temporarily for a period of up to one year, to that of a licensed practitioner of the profession, a person, or the person who made the appropriate degree to be scrutinised, with adequate conditions of the occupation.
Temporarily licensed professional working in this case, the person is subject to the provisions of this law, where applicable, of social welfare professionals who. Temporarily on the conditions of employment of a licensed professional can be used to provide more detail on the Government's regulation.
Temporarily, a social worker in an occupation with the person does not have the right to decide, in cases of urgency laid down in sosiaalityöntekijälle of the will of the adoption of the measures taken in relation to the service or to the independent.
The right of having carried out the examination abroad temporarily to a licensed professional in a profession can be adjusted to the State by means of a Council regulation.

the annexes to the application of section 13, paragraphs 7 and 8 of the application shall be accompanied by a copy of the meaning of a university or polytechnic diploma, as well as the progress achieved by the training program.
The application referred to in article 10, which shall be annexed to the documents and certificates provided for in the Act on the recognition of professional qualifications. The application referred to in article 11, which shall be annexed to the documents and certificates shall state by means of a Council regulation.

section 14 of the processing of the application, in some cases, The persons referred to in article 10, the applicant shall be informed of the date of receipt of the application, as well as possibly the missing documents within one month of the date of receipt of the documents. The application has to be addressed no later than three months after the date of submission of the required documents.
Chapter 3 social welfare professionals in the control and surveillance of the General provisions, section 15, of the Control and supervision of the General control of social welfare professionals belongs to the Ministry of Social Affairs and health.
Social and health care for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency guides and supervises the national social care professionals. The regional government agency guides and supervises the activities of the Office of social welfare professionals professional in their territory. In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency will direct for the authorisation and supervision of the Ministry of Social Affairs and health administrative agencies under the area of social welfare professionals in the course of a professional activity in the implementation of the control and its associated guidance, coordination and harmonisation.
In the field of Social Affairs and health for the authorisation and supervision of the agency deals with the control and supervision of social welfare professionals related to things, especially when the issue is: ' to be used in the case of fundamental importance or 1);
2) case, which may require under section 20 of the Act or section 25 of the Act to the adoption of safeguard measures as referred to in, or penalties;
3), which the regional government agency is unable to deal with.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the control of social welfare professionals in the Office is a social and health-care professionals, the Supervisory Board, the composition and duties shall be those laid down in Council regulation by the State.

section 16 of the central register of social welfare professionals in health care and social services for the authorisation and supervision of the Office shall keep a central register of social welfare professionals in the field of Social Affairs and health, the law on the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products Agency (669/2008) for the exercise of the tasks of the control. In addition to the provisions of this law, the personal data Act (523/1999).
The register shall contain the following information: 1) social care professional name, personal identification number, address, registration number ammatinharjoittamisoikeus and its limitation or removal, as well as the right to use the professional title of the social care professional and its denial as well as information on the basis of education as regards access to or protection;
2) data from a UAS degree by the social care professional social graduate, professional qualification and in the upper few specialized training;
3) in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of the management of the Agency of social welfare or area in accordance with the law by the professional in this note, as well as information from a simple warning to a fine, professional misconduct, or imprisonment, or viraltapanosta;
4) a licensed student social welfare professional occupation or any other person a temporary social assistance of a licensed professional occupation by a person, to which the Social Affairs and health has to be issued by the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of the system of note, a written warning or detention order, the name, personal identification number, and home address, as well as information on the control measures referred to in the above.
(2) the information referred to in paragraph 1 above, and information relating to the interim measures referred to in paragraph 4 will be deleted from the register ten years after the death of the data subject. (2) the information referred to in paragraph 3 above, as well as the written notice referred to in paragraph 4 of the comments or information from the registry, when the adoption of a decision or the rest of the solution is the name of ten years, subject to the Act (1010/1989) provide for the removal of the entry in a longer period of time.

section 17 of the provision of information to the central registry of social welfare professionals in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of a section 16 notwithstanding the provisions on secrecy, given the information referred to in paragraph 2, the regional government agency in its monitoring tasks provided for by law.
In addition to the Act on the openness of government activities (621/1999), in health care and social services for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency may, notwithstanding the provisions on secrecy, give the authority, as well as social and health care activities the employer and the Department about this law, section 16, subsection 2, of the offence referred to in paragraph 3 of the penalty in the event of work-related for unescorted.

section 18 of the Public information service in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency may dispose of the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products to the public through a network of social welfare professionals in the central registry for the registration of a number of social welfare professional name, birth year and professional qualification, and as regards access to the (public information).
The public information service can be accessed only by using the search by the name of the registered individual match or registration number.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency must be removed for the authorisation and supervision of social care professional information public information service immediately after it has been informed of the death of social welfare professional or social care professional ammatinharjoittamisoikeus has been deleted, or it is prohibited to use the professional title.

in the course of a professional activity to determine the appropriateness of the article 19 If there are reasonable grounds for suspecting, that the social care professional has an illness, substance abuse, impaired performance or some other similar reason unable to work in their profession, the field of health and Social Affairs the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may order a medical examination of the person or social care professional Hospital studies (professional capacity and to determine the State of health).
If there is a justified reason to believe that the social care professional ammatinharjoittamistaidoissa or professional information, Social Affairs and health, the Agency may require the authorisation and supervision of social care professional skills or for the examination of the work tests, työnäytteeseen-information or the interrogation of (identify the skills).
How to determine the professional capacity and the State of health and how to determine the cost of the skills of State-funded.
If the social care professional as provided for in subsection 1 or 2 does not agree, in health care and social services for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency shall be able to ban people from carrying on their occupation or to prohibit the presence of legitimate professional nimikesuojattua professional from accessing social welfare laid down in the regulation of the Council of State under the professional title of the professional person.

section 20 Penalties in the field of Social Affairs and health, the incorrect procedure for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may give a penalty for social welfare professional, if the social care professional: 1) 4 – obligation laid down in article 6;
2) to perform tasks for which his training or skills is to be clearly insufficient;
3) works the way substantially in the execution of their profession.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may, in the cases referred to in subparagraph (1): 1) gives a more detailed provisions of the social welfare professional for the professional activity;
2.) to limit the number of licensed professional ammatinharjoittamisoikeutta for the time being or of a licensed professional or as regards access to or for the time being;
3) prohibits a person from using the State nimikesuojattua Council Regulation laid down in the professional social care professional the professional title of the Member for a specified period or until further notice.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the Office and the regional State administrative agency may, if the case does not call for any (2) or article 25(2), measure, to draw attention to the proper social welfare professional occupation activities and invites him to remedy the lack of or found in the instance of maladministration, or provide social care professional in a note for the future. In the social and health sector, referred to in the paragraph for the authorisation and supervision of the management of the Agency to provide notice of the Office or the area or attention is not allowed to apply for appealing to the change.
In the field of Social Affairs and health, the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may take under paragraph 2, the measures referred to in paragraphs 2 or 3, only if the professional or the nature of the task failure to the less stringent penalties for serious and professional have not led to action due to deficiencies.

section 21 of the inability to work in an occupation where the social care professional has an illness, substance abuse, the cause of the deterioration of the ability, or equivalent, is the ammattitaidottomuuden, or found to be due to the inability to act rightly social welfare professional occupation, Ministry of Social Affairs and health and the control of the Agency may decide on the measure provided for in article 20.

the operation of section 22 of the Trade was criminal
If the social care professional is a valid decision of the Court of justice sentenced to prison for an offence for which he has done in the execution of their profession and, on the basis of an offence arising out of the facts may be suspected, that the continuation of the professional activities of asiakasturvallisuutta, Social Affairs and compromise the health agency may restrict the authorisation and supervision of a licensed professional ammatinharjoittamisoikeutta or remove it for the time being or to prohibit the presence of nimikesuojattua business people so far from using social care professional the professional title of the Member State.
If any of the offences referred to in the above occur and the associated conditions are very aggravating, Ministry of Social Affairs and health, the Agency may remove for the authorisation and supervision of a licensed practitioner as regards access to the professional person permanently or banned permanently from using the nimikesuojattua social care professional the professional title of the Member State.

pursuant to article 23 of the interim safeguard measures in dealing with those referred to in articles 19 to 22 of the things in the field of Social Affairs and health, the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may asiakasturvallisuuden so requires, temporarily restrict or prohibit legitimate licensed professional ammatinharjoittamisoikeutta professional people from carrying on the profession or professional person to provisionally prohibit the nimikesuojattua social care professional the professional title of the Member State.

section 24, as regards access to the restriction or removal of, or remove the right to the use of the professional title professional at their request in the field of Social Affairs and health, the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may, at the request of the person on its own to restrict social welfare professional licensed professional ammatinharjoittamisoikeutta or. In health care and social services for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency may, at the request of the professional person's own right to remove the nimikesuojatun to use the professional title of the Member State concerned.

section 25 of the Written warning if the social care professional is the professional activities was contrary to the law or the legal or regulatory provisions adopted pursuant thereto, or guilty of the breach of the duties of the consumer or otherwise, in the field of Social Affairs and health, the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency may give him a written warning.

As regards access to or the use of the professional title of section 26 of the law of return if the social care professional advice has been removed from the ammatinharjoittamisoikeus for a specified period or for the time being, it is restricted, or he is banned from accessing social care professional the professional title of the Member State, in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency must, on application for the authorisation and supervision of the restriction, or ammatinharjoittamisoikeus, to restore to restore the right to the use of the professional title, when the removal of the restriction as regards access to the professional title, or the denial of the right to use or caused reason have ceased to exist. The applicant should be attached to the statement of the reason for the cessation of the above referred to in its application.
Chapter 4 miscellaneous provisions article 27 of Social Affairs and health and the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of the regional Government of the Agency's right to information in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency and the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products at the request of the legal authorities, the Agency is free of charge, to State, notwithstanding the provisions on secrecy, the municipality and the Federation authorities as well as the rest of the social insurance institution, depending on the community, retirement, pension fund and any other pension, insurance, social and healthcare services, the patient insurance centre, as well as to carry out the tasks provided for in this Act apteekilta with the necessary information and explanations.

section 28 of the notification of the Court the Court shall forthwith send in health care and social services to the Agency a copy of its decision to the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for which it is ordered by the social care professional fine, imprisonment or other penalty for an offence, to which the social care professional is committed in the execution of their profession.

section 29 of the public address, Limited, dropped in the official journal of the forbidden city or the returned ammatinharjoittamisoikeudesta or social care professional on the prohibition of the right to the use of the professional title, or the return of the Social Affairs and health in the industry for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency shall, without delay, an announcement in the official journal.

section 30 of the appeal under section 19, article 20 and 21 to 23 of the decision referred to in article 25 may be appealed by appealing to the Administrative Court as administrative act (586/1996).
Other than the one referred to in subparagraph (1), in the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products may be an adjustment in the way the Administration Act (434/2003). The adjustment to the requirement of the decision may be appealed by appealing to the Administrative Court, as administrative law.
The decision of the administrative law section 19 to 23 and 25 in the case referred to in fact be an appeal as administrative law. The rest of the decision may be appealed only if the Supreme Administrative Court grants leave to appeal.
If the Social-and health-and the Agency has not issued a decision under section 14 of the act within the prescribed period, the applicant may make a complaint. The appeal shall be considered in this case, the appeal against the decision on the application. Such a complaint may be made, until the application has been given to the decision. In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency shall inform the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for the adoption of the decision to the appeal authority. In the conclusion of the complaint referred to in subsection and its reading on the subject, what administrative law.
The 19 to 23 and the decisions referred to in article 25, shall comply with the appeal.

Article 31 of the Convention, the State Council for a term of three years, with the mandate of the Advisory Board is to provide advice and to take initiatives on the training of social welfare professionals, professional activity, and the cooperation between the authorities.
The composition of the Advisory Board of the Council of State regulation and duties shall be those laid down in more detail.

Article 32 entry into force and transitional provisions this law shall enter into force on 1 March 2016. In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency for the authorisation and supervision must be in conformity with article 16 of this law, social care professionals a central register 1. August 2016.
The person who is the eligibility requirements of the law on social welfare of professional staff (272/2005) and the State Council, as provided for in the regulation is entitled to act in accordance with that laid down by the law and in a social care professional position, which requires the legalisation in accordance with this law. The right to work in social care professional shall apply in accordance with this Act, until his application for registration as a professional has been resolved, however, to a maximum of 31. December 2017. In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency needs to be resolved for the authorisation and supervision of the application of the certified professional engaged in the profession of the arrival of the application not later than within six months.
The person who is the eligibility requirements on the professional staff of the social welfare law, law of his training to act as the first subparagraph of article 3(2) of the regulation of the Council of State in conformity with the nimikesuojattuna under professional less than or equal to 31. December 2017, unless it has been marked by social welfare professionals in the central register nimikesuojattuna professional. In the field of Social Affairs and health, the Agency for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products is an important person in the central register, not later than six months after receipt of the information specified in section 16 of the trade of a person has been reported to the Agency and the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, the Agency has found the person's training for satisfy the case referred to in article 3 (2) of the Council of State the requirements of the regulation.
At the time of entry into force of this law the qualifications required of the law on social welfare of professional staff and in accordance with a regulation adopted pursuant to the eligibility requirements set out in this Act for the grant of person as regards access to or the right of use of the professional title the training requirements set out in the registration.
THEY are Shub 52/354/2014, 2014, EV 372/2014