Social welfare development aims to secure innovation and development of the public welfare service. The goal is to gain better quality in the effort towards vulnerable children and young people, in the eldercare and all the other parts of the welfare service.
Important elements in the professional development of the welfare sector are enhanced focus on best practices, documentation and effects and user involvement.
Welfare service that works
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration sets the scope for a modern welfare service which benefits the citizens:
• Service and grants have to match the citizens’ needs in a manner which enables the citizens to live an active life and contribute to the welfare development
• The Ministry documents the welfare effort in order to monitor its development that can provide a basis from which new initiatives can be launched
• We choose service and grants that we know works and makes a difference for the citizens
• The Ministry supports the municipalities in offering high quality welfare services in an efficient manner which exploits the opportunities that information technology and other modern technology provides.