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Rehabilitation allowance

A person is eligible for rehabilitation allowance if they were injured as a result of an accident at work or an occupational disease that has weakened their functional working capacity or earning potential.

Rehabilitation is granted, if the requirements are fulfilled, as a total measurement to promote the return to working life and to sustain and improve the functional capacity.

Medical rehabilitation is given as non-institutional care or institutional care.

Vocational rehabilitation aiming at the working and functional capacity is accomplished by rehabilitation assessment, work try-out and training. Reasonable costs for rehabilitation and loss of earnings is compensated as rehabilitation allowance during the period of rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation due to a work accident is part of the statutory compensation and is arranged in cooperation with The Insurance Rehabilitation Association, VKK.

Rehabilitation due to a leisure time accident should be applied from Kela, the social insurance institution of Finland, according to the Finnish Health Insurance Act.

Read more about rehabilitation due to leisure time accident

Kela

The Seafarer´s Pension Fund

The Finnish Centre for Pensions