Types of Services in the Disabled Group

Types of Services in the Disabled Group

Daily Education and Rehabilitation (Day Care)

 

  • This center is designed to promote the level of independence and social participation to patients in need of rehabilitation with physical, motor and spinal cord injury disabilities, with the aim of preventing further progress of the disabilities; provides care, health, treatment, rehabilitation and support services. These patients also participate in daily activities in addition to social services, rehabilitation and treatment, artistic activities, sports classes and other professional training appropriate to their level of injury. Snack and lunch is provided to patients who participate full-time.

Rehabilitation team includes: Physician (General – Specialist), Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Psychologist, Nutritionist, Educational Instructor, Artistic Coach, Audiologist, Nurse and Worker and a Physical Education Specialist.

Day Care Admission Requirements:  

  • Age group between 15 to 60
  • Physically impaired individuals who are suffering from permanent physical and mental disabilities due to organ paralysis and amputation or limb deficiency.
  • Disabled individuals who do not have contagious and infectious diseases, cognitive impairment or mental illness.
  • Disabled individuals with a stable condition in terms of surgery or who are not critically ill.
  • Anyone who needs to strengthen self-help skills, social skills and environmental interaction.
  • Disabled patients in early stages of mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, dementia and memory impairment
  • The center’s services are provided in three areas of education, rehabilitation and social activities
  • Practical workshops are chosen according to the conditions of the disability and the type of disorder

Transfer to Day Care is done in three ways:

  • Transfer from home care today care for patients who have been removed from bedridden state and have the ability to go to the centre.
  • Patients who require rehabilitation interventions and use of equipment in the center
  • D.V. patients who require intervention of different long-term groups and rehabilitation programs

Discharge:

  1. When treatment and rehabilitation team has assessed that the disability has reached a level that does not require further interventions.
  2. Unwillingness of the patient and family to continue the empowerment plan
  3. When treatment and rehabilitation team has assessed that the patient is in a physical condition that is unable to visit the center, in case of eligibility, patient will be transferred to the Residential Care or Home Care.

This centre provides services weekdays from 8am to 3pm.  These centres provide facilities for patients to continue living at home while undergoing group rehabilitation programs at the centre.

Residential Care:

This centre provides residential care to patients who have acquired or congenital severe physical disabilities and who are bedridden, as well as those with spinal cord injury and MS patients, each of which has some type of motor limitation.

Admission Requirements:

  • Age group between 15 to 60
  • Any person with disability who has lost independence, so that continuation of their stay at home depends on receiving help from others or receiving rehabilitation services
  • Follow the legal procedures and provide the necessary documentation to Rehabilitation Unit
  • Prohibitive conditions

Admission Process:

  1. Submitting an application for a patient’s stay and providing preliminary registration documents
  2. Initial assessment of the patient by the assessment team including a doctor, psychologist and social worker
  3. Formation of an Admission Committee review of the Committee’s opinion on the patient’s admission
  4. Admission (in case of all measures related to admittance to hospital and the absence of p prohibitive conditions and confirmation of the physician that the condition is not acute upon admission)

Prohibitive Conditions:

  1. Addiction to drugs
  2. Hepatitis, HIV / AIDS, tuberculosis or any contagious infectious disease
  3. Acute and emergency condition
  4. Any chronic mental illness and psychiatric disorder
  5. Cognitive impairment (advanced dementia, Alzheimer’s), especially if the patient is mobile
  6. Having a criminal record and antisocial behavior
  7. Incurable diseases
  8. Diseases requiring specialized hospital care

Discharge:

  • Reaching a level of ability to live with the family by providing a suitable platform for receiving rehabilitation Home Care or Day Care services
  • Upon admission, in case of occurrence of each of the cases of Prohibitive Conditions, the patient will be discharged from the Care centre.

Home Care:

Providing care, health, treatment, rehabilitation and support services for patients with physical disability (Patients with spinal cord, MS, stroke and congenital cerebral palsy) who are unable to come to the centre. In these cases, the rehabilitation team will provide effective intervention and to provide services in the fields of medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, education, social and psychology individually or in groups at the patient’s home. Members of the rehabilitation team include: physician, nurse, social worker, psychologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, speech therapist and nutritionist.

Admission Requirements:

  • Age group between 15 to 60
  • Provide the appropriate psychological and social environment for intervention by a service team for home helpers.
  • Any client who loses his or her independence, in such a way that continued home accommodation is subject to rehabilitation, can use this service.
  • Patients who are unable to visit the center due to a physical, psychological or mental problem

Discharge:

Transfer to Day Care and daily rehabilitation

Admission to Residential Care or hospital

Transfer to patient’s residence outside Treatment Team’s jurisdiction

Unwillingness of the patient and family to continue treatment