Healthcare, social service and medicinesLast updated: 2020-12-07
Here you find information on permits regarding healthcare.
- Aid-assessed secure housing (SoL)
Aid-assessed secure housing is a type of housing for elderly people who may need help and support in housing and other readily accessible services and who also...
- Blood establishments
For a service to receive authorisation, it must meet certain quality and safety requirements, requirements which apply to all processes in the service.
- Companion service (LSS)
Companion service involves a person with a functional impairment receiving support from another person in the community. The aim is to enable participation in...
- Daily activities (LSS)
Daily activities are intended to provide a meaningful occupation based on the person's specific conditions.
- Home care (SoL)
Home care is granted by social services and consists of help and support to an individual in their own home or equivalent, so that the person can continue to...
- Homes for care or residence (HVB) (SoL)
Homes for care or residence (HVB) is a service which provides treatment or is focused on care, support or education.
- Homes for certain other in-patient care 'short-term housing' (SoL)
Short-term housing is temporary housing for example for elderly or psychologically impaired people, which provides an opportunity for respite for family members...
- Housing with special services for adults (LSS)
There are two types of housing with special services for adults – group housing and service housing.
- Housing with special services for children and young people (LSS)
Children and young people with a functional impairment who, despite various support measures, are unable to live at their guardian’s residence, may be entitled...
- Housing with special services for people with functional impairments (LSS)
Housing with special services is offered to people who for physical, psychological or other reasons need more extensive support than can be provided in ordinary...
- Ionising radiation
Permits (licences) are required for all types of manufacturing and handling of radioactive substances and equipment that emit radiation, for example radiology...
Importing, manufacturing, exporting, trading in or otherwise transferring narcotics.
- Non-institutional care/day activities (SoL)
The service is care for individuals for a limited part of the day. It can be provided in a facility, in the individual’s home, or elsewhere. The service does...
- Non-prescription (over-the-counter) medicines
Conducting retail sales of certain non-prescription (over-the-counter or OTC) medicines at points of sale other than pharmacies.
- Non-therapeutic male cicumcision
The activity of non-therapeutic male circumcision must be performed in compliance with certain Swedish laws and regulations.
- Permit to operate a pharmacy (application)
A person intending to operate a pharmacy/chemist must apply for a permit from the Medical Products Agency.
- Personal assistance (LSS)
Personal assistance is a personally designed support which is provided to people who, due to serious and long-lasting functional impairments, need help to cater...
- Personal contact service (LSS)
According to LSS, a contact person is a person who is responsible for supporting an individual in order to reduce their isolation and enable them to participate...
- Regarding the authorisation process of the Health and Social Care Inspectorate (IVO)
Here, we describe the steps we take in our administration when we receive an application for a new authorisation.
- Relief service in the home (LSS)
Relief service involves a person temporarily taking over the care of a person who is otherwise cared for by or receives support from relatives at home. This...
- Service with counsellor support for family homes and emergency foster homes that receive children
Service tasked with proposing family homes and emergency foster homes for children to the Social Welfare Board, and providing support and guidance to such homes...
- Short period of supervision for schoolchildren over the age of 12 (LSS)
Children over the age of 12 with functional impairments, who have gainfully employed guardians, are entitled to a short period of supervision outside their own...
- Short term stay away from home (LSS)
The initiative ‘short stay away from home' means that a person with a functional impairment temporarily stays away from their own home for a shorter or longer...
- Special housing types for the elderly (SoL)
Special housing types are housing with apartments for the elderly who need special support in the form of service and care.
- Supported housing (SoL)
Supported housing is separate housing with individualised support for children and young people aged 16-20. Special reasons must apply for children aged 16-17...
- Tissue establishments
Authorisation is granted if the person who intends to operate the service meets the quality and safety requirements which apply to all processes in the service....
- Wholesale distributor´s authorisation (application)
Those who want to wholesale medicinal product must hold an authorisation from the Swedish Medical Products Agency.
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