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Review to REHACARE 2016

Dear Sir or Madam,

Almost 50,000 visitors came to Düsseldorf last week where they had the chance to get informed about the topic self-determined living again. 916 exhibitors from 36 countries presented their latest products and services. was also on site with a camera and had a look at individual auxiliary means for children. But also topics like mobility and sports were covered: accessible camping vans were as in focus as honoring successful German Paralympic athletes.

Have a look back with us at four days REHACARE.

We are happy to see you again next year!

Nadine Lormis
Editorial Team

REHACARE Trade Fair with Congress & Forums
04 - 07 October 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany


How We Roll
Topic of the Month
Newsletter Archive
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REHACARE Congress: "Building the quarter is a process"

Interview with Franz Müntefering

Photo: Franz Müntefering; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann
How do we want to live in our city quarter in the future? Developing inclusive quarters becomes more and more important, because senior citizens want to remain independent as long as possible. This also means: They want to decide for themselves where they live. This is why quarters have to fulfill the needs that everyone has on the one hand, as well as the special needs that we have individually.
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Exhibitors at REHACARE 2016


Phot: Exhibitor of REHACARE; Copyright:
From all over the world companies come to REHACARE to show their newest products and services. We have asked the exhibitors what they especially value at the trade fair.
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WCMX professional skater Aaron Fotheringham shows off cool stunts at the REHACARE skatepark

Interview with Aaron Fotheringham

Photo: Aaron Fotheringham; Copyright: beta-web/Höpfner
A huge success last year: the skatepark at REHACARE 2015. This year, people can again roll up and skate to their heart's desire. Whether its kickflips or backflips, the half pipe will heat up again. In collaboration with the German Statutory Accident Insurance, the German Wheelchair Sports Association, REHACARE 2016 once again provides a specially designed skate course for professionals and amateurs.
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REHACARE quite automobile

Photo gallery

Photo: Wheelchair user entering a car; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz
Spezielle Umbauarbeiten, Ein- und Ausstiegshilfen und Sicherheitssitze sorgen dafür, dass Menschen mit Behinderung nicht darauf verzichten müssen, sich selbstbestimmt mit einem Auto fortzubewegen. Wir haben uns in Halle 6 umgeschaut, welche neuen Produkte die Automobilindustrie in diesem Jahr auf der REHACARE für Sie bereithält.
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ReWalk: More Than Walking at REHACARE 2016!


ReWalk Robotics thanks for all numerous visitors and the very informative talks at ReWalk Exoskelett at REHACARE. Book your test session REHACARE 2016! Special thanks also to REHACARE Team, who manages this trade show to be the best information platform for the self-determined living. We are looking forward to join REHACARE 2017 and we are here for your next ReWalk Experience!
Photo: Anouk Schmitt who took her first ReWalk steps at REHACARE 2016; Copyright: ReWalk
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Stefanie Batzer - That's how she rolls

How we roll

Photo: Stefanie Batzer; Copyright: private
Stefanie Batzer can sometimes attract attention so that streetlights have to suffer from it. Looking at all the injustices in the world, she would like our society to become open-minded towards all people finally. How she would like to change the world of work and what she lacks the courage for, she tells us at
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Politics and legal issues

Topic of the Month October

Photo: People with disabilities during a protest campaign in Berlin, Germany; Copyright: Jörg Farys |
Living a self-determined life in an inclusive society is an established human right, according to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN-CRPD). With the ratification of the UN-CRPD the countries commit themselves to adjust their political legislation to the fundamental principles of the UN convention. But what does it really look like? Get to know more in the Topic of the Month October: Politics and legal issues.
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