Handicap International Rehabilitation Factsheets

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The World Confederation for Physical Therapy along with the World Federation of Occupational Therapy, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics and Handicap International have released 7 factsheets on the benefits of rehabilitation.

As written about in a previous news article the importance of rehabilitation has never been more understood to healthcare professionals. We have to act fast to ensure services are developed to respond to the rise in NCD’s and the aging population. However this is not possible without the buy in from clinical commissioning groups or the public who will ultimately be the service users.

The factsheets are aimed at improving the understanding of the role that rehabilitation plays in global health. They will provide an overview of what rehabilitation does for those with disorders/diseases such as:

The factsheets are easy to use as a pack or as standalone pieces and are suitable for anyone. Spread the word!

Have a read and let us know what you think via social media.


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My interest in health and fitness started at a young age. Even though I had been educated and trained as an engineer in Europe I always want to follow my passion. I have made some guest appearances on a health educational program TV in Europe and, this experience, has made me follow my passion of sharing wellness information with others.

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