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Coordinating care of older adults moving across treatment still a problem

Photo: Nursing staff [10/12/2014] In a study among health care providers, a team led by a Johns Hopkins geriatrician has further documented barriers to better care of older adults as they are transferred from hospital to rehabilitation center to home, and too often back again.Coordinating care of older adults moving across treatment still a problem - Read more

Employment and accessibility in focus of European Day of Persons with Disabilities

Photo: Audience of the conference [08/12/2014] Employment and accessibility consisted the main focus of this year’s conference for the European Day of Persons with Disabilities, organised by the European Commission and the European Disability Forum. The conference took place on 2-3 December 2014 bringing together persons with disabilities, their representative organisations, EU policy makers, service providers, trade unions and employers.Employment and accessibility in focus of European Day of Persons with Disabilities - Read more

"Rehabilitation must not be cost cut to death"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[01/10/2014] Whether it’s a patient in rehabilitation or someone that’s employed in this sector – the nationwide German campaign "My Rehabilitation – My Life" wants to mobilize both target groups to improve the reputation of rehabilitation in Germany. After all, the sector doesn’t perform as well financially as its proponents would like."Rehabilitation must not be cost cut to death" - Read more

"We want nationwide rehabilitation therapy programs in Germany"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[01/10/2014] Exercising and sports are good for your body and strengthen our self-regulating forces. Whether active people or provider – rehabilitation therapy is often not very clear to many people. And even physicians who prescribe rehabilitation therapy often also have some pending questions. A central contact point for could be a solution."We want nationwide rehabilitation therapy programs in Germany" - Read more

Information on labor force participation with REHADAT

People with disabilities should be part of the primary labor market. However, many employers don’t know how they can make a workplace assessable for a disabled person. This is why REHADAT provides bundled information on the topic. At REHACARE 2014, visitors can get a good first impression on-site in the Focal Park "People with disabilities at work" focal park in Hall 3.Information on labor force participation with REHADAT - Read more

Taking care of family members: with the right knowledge, many things become much easier

The new forum "Coping with Caregiving @home" (German: Leben mit Pflege @home) in Hall 3, Booth 3 G78 informs visitors about a variety of topics centering on caregiving during the REHACARE in daily workshops. Taking care of family members: with the right knowledge, many things become much easier - Read more

"Buzzwords like 'disability' or 'reduced performance' are no longer relevant in daily work"

Social enterprises provide jobs for people with disabilities, who have a hard time competing in the regular labor market. The inclusive landscaping service ecoverde showcases its work in the Focal Park "People with disabilities at work" at REHACARE 2014 in Hall 3. In the interview with REHACARE Dirk Binnewies talks about the potential of inclusion in the free economy. "Buzzwords like 'disability' or 'reduced performance' are no longer relevant in daily work" - Read more

Education vital to the visually impaired

Photo: Students reading books in Braille [12/09/2014] A new wide-ranging survey has gathered the responses of nearly 1000 visually impaired people. The project 'Med jobb i sikte' (Work in mind) has included the first major survey of its kind since 1994. Whereas in previous surveys the emphasis was on facilitation and support schemes, focus has now turned to the factors that help and hinder the visually impaired from getting jobs.Education vital to the visually impaired - Read more

Telephone support program beneficial for dementia caregivers

Photo: Caregiver on the phone [18/08/2014] Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or friends, of individuals with dementia.Telephone support program beneficial for dementia caregivers - Read more

3D printer to aid visually impaired in educational endeavors

Photo: Different objects made with a 3D printer [04/07/2014] Tactile objects in various size, shape and colors, can now be made with 3D printer. They are manufactured with thermal reflow treatment, which is eco-friendly and durable.3D printer to aid visually impaired in educational endeavors - Read more