Rehabilitation Services, role of home Health Nurse in training disabled people

Nursing

Rehabilitation focuses on the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families, in meeting their basic needs and ensuring for participation.

Rehabilitation Services

Exceptional Rehabilitation Services

Physical, occupational, and speech therapists provide a full range of rehabilitation services including Low Vision rehabilitation training.

Comprehensive Nursing Services

All aspects of home nursing care available 24/7 including registered nurses (RN), and licensed practical nurses (LPN).

Specialized Programs

Post-surgery orthopedic recovery program for gold-standard care after joint replacement procedures, and adaptive programs, including low-vision program, for safety and independence at home.

It is implemented through the combined efforts of people with disabilities, their families, organizations and communities, relevant government and non government agencies for providing other services the person requiring rehabilitation are:

• Hearing impaired children

• Visually impaired children

• Physically impaired children and adult

• Adults with chronic disabilities

Role of the Home Health Nurse in Training Disabled People

* Involve the community in the training programmes of the disabled

* Go from house to house to locate and identify all the disabled members in the community

* Find out which disabled members need training

* Select training material from the manual for each disabled member who needs training

* Improvised tool/equipment is needed for the disabled, e.g., Walker, Crutch, Shoes

* For each disabled member who needs training, find and teach a family or community member to use the training packages and be the trainer.

* Guide and supervise and motivate the trainers to continue the training of disabled members

* Assess the progress made by each disabled member

* Keep records

* Get the co operation of teachers for the training programmes of the disabled members

* Select and refer disabled members who need other available services.

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