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Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012

Horst Giesen, Project Director REHACARE, considers the results and looks forward to REHACARE 2013.Horst Giesen considers the results of REHACARE 2012 - Read more

New Physio Guidelines for the Elderly at Risk of Falls

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[17/09/2012] Taking a fall in older life can not only result in injury, but also a potentially debilitating loss of confidence. But new guidelines for physiotherapists aim to refresh out-dated guidelines and introduce better direction for physiotherapists who work with elderly people at risk of falling.New Physio Guidelines for the Elderly at Risk of Falls - Read more

Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without

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[27/08/2012] A new study compared medically attended noncccupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities.Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without - Read more

July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids

Telephones for elderly people, infuse-aids, prostheses – these and many other auxiliary means facilitate the life of many people, both in professional and private life. Often they have to be individually made or adapted depending on the type of disability and the personal needs. In our Topic of the Month July you learn more about “Custom Fitted Aids.”July 2012: Custom Fitted Aids - Read more

June 2012: Federal Volunteer Service in Germany – Top or Flop?

One year ago the so-called “Bufdis” displaced the “Zivis” in Germany. REHACARE.de enquired: Has the Federal Volunteer Service established its self and can it substitute the Civilian Service? The opinions diverge. Some report about a surprising success and some of a lack of candidates. See for yourself in our Topic of the Month June: Federal Volunteer Service in Germany – Top or Flop?June 2012: Federal Volunteer Service in Germany – Top or Flop? - Read more

May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair

Climbing mountains, crossing oceans, getting to know exotic animals and different cultures or going houseboating on the German river Havel – who would not like to experience such exciting adventures? Almost everybody! Also for people with physical handicaps the world is opened up. In our Topic of the Month May we show you enterprising people and their Adventures in the Wheelchair.May 2012: Adventures in the Wheelchair - Read more

Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Everybody Has to Say Something

Taking part in the lessons without speaking? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) makes it possible. With so-called Talkers children with speech impediments can actively take part in the lessons at the Hirtenweg school in Hamburg, Germany. Thus they get the chance to be like all pupils to a certain extent – a little normality far away from the role as an outsider.Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Everybody Has to Say Something - Read more

April 2012: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

„Just speak up!“ This is not easy to do for everyone. Especially if you cannot speak. Therefore, REHACARE.de deals with facilities of auxiliary means for communication. Read more in the Topic of the Month April: Augmentative and Alternative Communication.April 2012: Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Read more

Yoga Can Enhance Coping and Quality of Life for Caregivers

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[19/03/2012] While care for the caregivers is difficult to find, a new study out of UCLA suggests that using yoga to engage in very brief, simple daily meditation can lead to improved cognitive functioning and lower levels of depression for caregivers.Yoga Can Enhance Coping and Quality of Life for Caregivers - Read more

Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities

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[22/02/2012] People with disabilities trying to find employment in the United States hospitality industry face employers who are often reluctant to hire them because of preconceived notions that they cannot do the job and that they are more costly to employ that people without disabilities, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire (UNH).Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities - Read more

 
 

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