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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

“Bufdis“ Are in Short Supply

They are the new people doing community service: So called Bufdis, engaged people of every age and gender who can espouse different social projects in the Federal Voluntary Service. So far, so good. But how is this possibility of social commitment accepted? REHACARE.de got an idea of it on site at a senior citizen's home.“Bufdis“ Are in Short Supply - Read more

Laser Technology Can Improve Hearing

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[23/04/2012] The Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) is developing innovative technologies for improved insertion techniques and exact fitting of cochlea implants in the inner ear, as well as better quality for residual hearing.Laser Technology Can Improve Hearing - 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

Carrier at the Cemetery: A Different Kind of Inclusion

In the fields of gastronomy or the landscaping there are numerous integration companies. Why not at a cemetery, as well? This is what the city government of the German town Worms thought and started the successful project „Integration at the cemeteries of Worms“.Carrier at the Cemetery: A Different Kind of Inclusion - Read more

The Way to Integration Goes through the Stomach

Vegetable stew, curry rice, coalfish fillet – in the canteen of the Higher Regional Court in Cologne there is something for every taste. The menu is as various as the employees of the integration company are different. REHACARE.de took a peek inside the pots.The Way to Integration Goes through the Stomach - Read more

Mother of a Multiple Handicapped Son: "One Should Not Hide at Home"

No matter whether it is basketball or musicals – the son of Ulrike Putze gets enthusiastic about big events of every kind. So she tries to allow him visiting such events over and over again. Nothing unusual? Maybe at least a little bit: Tim is bound to a wheelchair on account of a multiple disability.Mother of a Multiple Handicapped Son: "One Should Not Hide at Home" - Read more

Vitamin D Could Lower Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

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[10/10/2011] Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have shown that people with a good vitamin D supply are at lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study was conducted in cooperation with the German Diabetes Centre and the University of Ulm.Vitamin D Could Lower Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes - Read more

Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

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[27/07/2011] A model study with the title "Selbstwahrnehmung und Intervention" (self-perception and intervention) is being launched at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. A central goal of the study is to discover how the self-determination of people with dementia in the early stages of their illness can be fostered in an individual, precisely tailored, and thus resource-oriented manner. Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia - Read more

IPC Swimming Europeans Set to Be Biggest Ever

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[23/05/2011] The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championship is set to be the biggest yet with 39 countries set to send swimmers to Berlin, Germany to compete. It will start on Sunday 3 July 2011.IPC Swimming Europeans Set to Be Biggest Ever - Read more

 
 

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