Illness of a family member
The units for short term care are situated in Harjula, Karttula and Juankoski. There are also municipal hospital units in Karttula and Juankoski.
Lehtolakoti is a ward for hospice care. It is one of the Kuopio municipal Harjula hospital wards comprising 15 beds. Lehtolakoti provides support for hospice care patients at home together with other home care services.