The treatment and retraining of a disabled person with the goal of maximizing independence, often with a team of specialists working together with the patient who had the stroke and with the family members.
(1) In disability income insurance, the process of helping a disabled person return to work, either at her own occupation or at another occupation if she is unable to perform the duties of her own occupation (2) In insurer insolvencies in the United States, a court-ordered process intended to restore a financially troubled company to a financially sound basis - the financially impaired insurer continues to operate and to exist. Contrast with liquidation. See also receivership. TO TOP
the act of rehabilitating or state of being rehabilitated. Rehabilitation is one stated purposes of the U.S. prison system, which is why in most states the system is run by a department called the Department of Corrections. The tension between the need to punish and the need to rehabilitate has always been present in the prison system, and the balance fluctuates from time to time. Currently, because of public fear of crime, there is a swing toward the idea of punishment and retribution (in 1995, for example, the state of Alabama restored chain gangs), and against rehabilitation through programs such as jobs and education. This is in spite of several studies which show that the availability of educational programs reduces the recidivism rate.
Reexamining a witness whose credibility has suffered during cross-examination to restore that witness's credibility. Compare re-direct examination.
The restoration of real property to good use through repair of structures or improvements of public facilities of a declining area or neighborhood with deteriorating influences.
services that seek to return a trauma patent to the fullest physical, psychological, social, vocational, and educational level of functioning of which he or she is capable, consistent with physiological or anatomical impairments and environmental limitations response time - the time lapse between when an emergency response unit is dispatched and arrives at the scene of the emergency.
a sequence of services built around the problems of a disabled individual and designed to restore optimum physical, psychological, social and vocational levels of function.
the restoration of an individual who has been ill to the most complete level of social, physical and mental functioning possible.
An organized program of medical and clinical treatment designed to maximize residual physical, perceptual and cognitive abilities following disablement.
The process of restoring one's ability to live as normally as possible after an injury or illness.
The process of facilitating an individual's restoration to an optimal level of independent functioning in the community.
The return of a disabled person to a recognized acceptable and attainable physical, mental, emotional, social, and economic usefulness and, if employable, to gainful employment.
Health care to help patients regain abilities after a disease or injury. Includes many different kinds of therapy, as well as education to help patients and families cope at home or at work.
The treatment of an ill, injured, or disabled patient by massage, electrotherapy and graduated exercises to restore normal health and functions or to prevent the disability from getting worse. Any means for restoring the independence of a patient after diseases or injury, including employment retraining. Comprehensive TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) rehabilitation consists of at least the following elements: • expert medical and nursing care in directing and providing the rehabilitation process • preventing secondary deterioration • maximising natural recovery processes (avoiding aggressive surgical intervention to correct spastic joint deformities) Facilitating gradual functional gain. Many tasks necessary for mobility, self-care, communication, etc are initially too overwhelming when presented as a whole and can a TBI survivor to "give-up". Providing an optimal environment for neurological recovery. Providing and teaching compensatory techniques for areas where recovery is insufficient, including cognitive strategies. Providing appropriate equipment Adapting the environment, eg housing and vehicle adaptations
When a neighborhood is restored to a former state or brought to a condition of useful and constructive economic and social activity.
(1) All methods for restoring or upgrading the performance of an existing pipeline system. (2) Methods by which the performance of a length of sewer is improved by incorporating the original sewer fabric, but excluding maintenance operations such as tree root or silt removal. Or rehabilitation In situ renovation to improve the performance and extend the life of a defective pipeline, incorporating the fabric of that pipeline. Rehabilitation may be to address structural and/or hydraulic weakness.
A program to restore physical and psychological independence to persons disabled by illness or injury in the shortest period of time.
restoration of the disabled person to optimal physical and psychological functional independence
Restoring something to a more natural state.
Restoration of a building to its former or improved condition, as when buildings are renovated or modernized. Rehabilitation usually does not alter a structure's basic plan or style, but may include some new construction, buildings, or additions.
the process of restoring mined land to a condition approximating its original state. to top ampling taking small pieces of rock at intervals along exposed mineralisation for assay (to determine the mineral content).
Restoration of a property or neighborhood to bring it back to its full potential for use.
Programs which are designed to strengthen individual skills to assist recovery and to develop the environmental supports necessary to sustain the individual as actively and independently as possible in a community setting and prevent hospitalisation. Services, including basic life, prevocational, vocational, recreational, or social, for persons with severe and persistent mental illness.
Process of restoring a person to the best possible level of functioning after a disabling event.
A social service program designed to teach a newly disabled person basic skills needed for independence.
Treatment for an injury, illness, or pain with the goal of restoring function.
In mining, rehabilitation means restoring mined land so that it can be used for the same or some other purpose after mining has finished.
To restore health and quality of life through education, exercise and diet.
A provision under the long-term disability plan that facilitates your transition back to work if you become disabled.
the restoration of normal form and functions after injury or illness.
To restore or bring to previous condition of health or capacity
Assistance for employees who are injured at work get back into the workforce (into an old or new job) either through therapy, training, or by a gradual process of return to work.
The process of becoming well and healthy again after being ill.
the restoration of someone to a useful place in society
the treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
the process of treating and training a person with a disability to achieve maximum function and independence.
Finding out the effects of the stroke and how best to deal with them. Learning to live with a disability with help from others.
The process of restoring a person's ability to live and work as normally as possible following a disabling injury or illness.
Refers to a provision in many long-term disability (LTD) plans that enables the insured claimant to receive at least partial benefits while undergoing retraining and seeking new employment.
The process of restoring health and function after an injury or illness.
Restoring a property to satisfactory condition without drastically changing its plan, form or style or architecture.
Rebuilding of revenue vehicles to original specifications of the manufacturer. Rebuilding may include some new components but has less emphasis on structural restoration than would be the case in a remanufacturing operation, focusing on mechanical systems and vehicle interiors.
a management alternative and/or practice which restores landscapes to a desired scenic quality.
Restoration of the ability to function as normally as possible when function has been compromised by disease, treatment for disease (surgical removal of a diseased part), disability, or injury.
Returning a building to a useful state, but not necessarily returning it to an original, or restored state.
Rehabilitation means the restoration of or improvement in an employee's health and ability to perform the functions of his or her job. It usually involves a program of clinical and vocational services with the goal of returning employees to a satisfying occupation if possible.
Process and goal of restoring disabled persons to maximum physical, mental, and vocational independence and productivity (commensurate with their limitations). Rehabilitation is achieved by identifying and developing residual capabilities, job modification, or retraining. A "rehabilitation provision" appears in some long-term disability policies; this provides for continuation of benefits or other financial assistance during the rehabilitation period.
restore to proper condition
A process that maximizes individuals' ability to live independently in their community, rehabilitation traditionally has focused on employment.
Programs that help patients adjust and return to a full productive life. Rehabilitation may involve physical restoration, such as the use of prosthesis, counseling, and emotional support. (see prosthesis)
The process of giving appropriate treatment to bring an injured employee gradually back to their pre-injury condition. It may involve modified work.
A policy provision under which the insurance company agrees to assist in the expenses associated with a rehabilitation program that the insured enters following disability.
A process of restoring the handicapped to the fullest physical, mental, social, vocational, and economic usefulness of which they are capable.
Intervention to reduce functional impairments that limit the independence of consumers. Rehabilitation services are focused on disability and the promotion of personal recovery. Consumers who access rehabilitation services usually have a relatively stable pattern of clinical symptoms and there is an emphasis on relapse prevention. This term is sometimes used interchangeably with the term psychosocial rehabilitation.
treatment of beached and stranded marine mammals taken under MMPA section 109(h)(1) or imported under MMPA section 109(h)(2) with the intent of restoring a marine mammal's health and, if necessary, behavioral patterns.
Intensive therapy and skill retraining required, after an acute treatment period, to permit an independent or semi-independent existence outside the hospital environment.
to restore or to bring to a condition of good health
According to the National Library of Medicine rehabilitation is: "Restoration to the maximum degree possible of a person or persons suffering from disease or injury."
a process that helps people acquire skills to realise their maximum potential following an accident or because of an illness or injury.
top of the page | Rehabilitation is a comprehensive process aimed at enabling persons with disabilities to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, psychiatric and/or social functional levels, thus providing them with the tools to change their lives towards a higher level of independence. It may include measures to provide and/or restore functions, or compensate for the loss or absence of a function or for a functional limitation. It includes a wide range of measures and activities from more basic and general rehabilitation to goal-oriented activities, for instance vocational rehabilitation
The return of a child to his birth family after a period in care. It implies prior unsatisfactory parenting. The child should only be returned after the parents have been retrained and it is decided they are now competent to look after him.
to restore to useful life through education and therapy
The treatment for an injury or illness aimed at restoring physical abilities.
Restoration of the disabled person to self-sufficiency or maximal possible functional independence.
Comprehensive program to reduce/overcome deficits following injury or illness, and to assist the individual to attain the optimal level of mental and physical ability.
the process of restoring mined land to allow an appropriate post-mining use. Rehabilitation standards are determined amongst others by the South African Department of Minerals and Energy, the US Bureau of Land Management, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Australian Minerals Industry Code for Environmental Management, and address ground and surface water, topsoil, final slope gradient, waste handling and re-vegetation issues
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Programs designed to help patients adjust and return to a full, productive life. Rehabilitation may involve physical restoration (e.g., prostheses), counseling and emotional support. (see also Prosthesis)
Recovery from injury, with emphasis on return to pre-injury physical and emotional state of being.
Assisting an Insured Person who, following a Medical Condition, requires assistance in physical, vocational, independent living and educational pursuits to restore them to the position in which they were in prior to such Medical Condition occurring.
Therapeutic care for persons requiring intensive physical, occupational, or speech therapy in order to restore to the patient to a former capacity.
Impairments and disabilities are treated to restore physical, psychological, social and vocational function and alleviation of pain.
the process of helping a person achieve the highest level of function, independence, and quality of life possible. From the Latin "habilitas," which means "to make able."
To bring or restore to a normal or optimal state of health by medical treatment.
A business segment comprising products equipment and systems used to increase, maintain or improve patient functional capabilities after surgery, or stroke or of individuals with disabilities.
Training, therapy, or other help given to someone who has a serious injury or illness. This training will help him or her to live a healthy and productive life.
A dynamic process of continuing evaluation of disabled individuals in order to meet their need and develop realistic methods of coping. This "process" acknowledges that one individual may have more than just one problem to confront and that the individual's ability to function cannot be separated from environmental concerns.
The process of restoring injured workers to productive employment through physical means, medical procedures, vocational retraining, selective placement, and social readjustment.Â Rehabilitation is an integral part of the medical care and other services furnished a claimant under the law. (WC lawÂ Â§13, Sub. a)
The process of restoration of skills by a person who has had an illness or injury so as to regain maximum self-sufficiency and function in a normal or as near normal manner as possible. For example, rehabilitation after a stroke may help the patient walk again and speak clearly again. See the entire definition of Rehabilitation
A method used to assist a person to achieve and maintain function at the highest possible level of independence.
The restoration of a property to satisfactory condition without changing the plan, form, or style of a structure.
Retraining to normal functionality or training for new functionality.
To restore to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education
A process by which a borrower may bring a FFELP loan out of default by adhering to specified repayment requirements. In most cases, borrowers who regain eligibility (through successful rehabilitation and re-entering repayment) would be eligible for additional Title IV assistance.
The process of restoring a distressed pavement, e.g.. overlay, patching.
The process of helping an individual who is disabled, chronically ill, recovering from an illness or surgery to regain as much independence as possible in activities of daily living
Rehabilitation means the restoration of or improvement in an employee's health and functionality. It usually involves a program of clinical and vocational services with the goal of returning a disabled employee to an active, productive life, and a meaningful occupation if possible.
The restoration of a landscape and especially the vegetation following its disturbance
The means of helping a person regain lost or not-yet-acheived abilities.
Re-establishing incomes, livelihoods, living, and social systems
Restoring a person with disabilities to useful activity.
Improving or renovating an existing building.
(REE-huh-BIH-lih-TAY-shun) In medicine, a process to restore mental and/or physical abilities lost to injury or disease, in order to function in a normal or near-normal way.
restoration of activity and capacity of persons with impairment or disability; after polio, rehabilitation therapy might last from weeks to several years and include exercise, learning to use a wheelchair, and being fitted with braces.
The process of restoring mined land to a condition approximating to a greater or lesser degree its original state. Reclamation standards are determined by the South African Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs and address ground and surface water, topsoil, final slope gradients, waste handling and re-vegetation issues.
The restoration of an optimum state of health by medical, psychological and social means, including peer group support, for an alcoholic/addict, a family member or a significant other.
Activities to adjust, heal, and return to a full, productive life after injury or illness. This may involve physical restoration (such as the use of prostheses, exercises, and physical therapy), counseling, and emotional support.
The ability to function in a normal or near-normal manner after disease or injury; the use of various therapies to help improve a person's level of function.
An active process by which a disabled person realises his/her optimal physical, mental and social potential.
The process of regaining lost functions and skills.
Helping people who have been out of the usual â€˜societyâ€™ for any number of reasons, including drug addiction, Mental Health illness or long term physical illness, cope with everyday life
Process of restoring a person who has been debilitated by a disease or injury to a functional life.
The process of recovering from injury or disorder. With respect to spinal cord injury, rehabilitation involves becoming proficient in as many of the skills of normal daily living as possible. This may be relearning skills, such as control over certain movements, or finding new ways of doing tasks, such as those involved in managing the bladder and bowel. The aim of rehabilitation is to achieve independent living.
"Rehabilitation" is the process of returning a property to a state which makes a contemporary use possible while still maintaining those features of the property which are significant to its historic, architectural and cultural values. Rehabilitation may include the adaptive use of the building with minor additions. Alterations that are made are generally reversible, should future owners wish to restore the building to its original design.
The return of function after illness or injury, often with the assistance of specialized medical professionals.
Improvements to a natural resource that return it to a good condition but not the condition prior to disturbance. (In another source, Cairns defines rehabilitation and reclamation as "replacing selected original attributes of particular value to humans... or putting a natural resource to a new or greatly-altered use to serve human purposes." (Cairns, John, Jr. 1991. "The status of the theoretical and applied science of restoration ecology". The Environmental Professional 13 (3) p 187.)
(from a Latin word meaning ‘to restore a former rank') Rehabilitation is the concentrated efforts designed to guide a person with a major disability enabling them to lead a useful life within their constraints of their disability. Rehabilitation may be physical, social or economic. Physical rehabilitation consists of making the individual as independent in his activities of daily living as possible. This includes the use of wheel chairs or other supporting devices that help a person to be mobile. It also includes good physiotherapy and occupational therapy to restore the function of the affected part. Social rehabilitation involves in keeping the morale of the affected individual high. Relatives, friends and social organizations have a great role to play in this. Economic rehabilitation involves equipping the individual with skills to do a worthwhile job outside his disability.
Programs that help individuals return to normal functioning after a disabling disease, injury or addiction. They are designed to help patients live as independently as is possible.
The restoration of an individual to normal functioning after a disabling disease, injury, addiction, or imprisonment. Rehabilitation programs are designed to help the patient to sustain an independent existence.
Process of restoring someone to good health through therapy.
Commonly referred to as "rehab," the work necessary to repair damage or disturbance caused by wildland fire or suppression activities. Often includes restoration of firelines or dozer work, and projects such as erosion control, installation of water bars or culverts, re-seeding or other rehab of fire-damaged areas.
Formally defined as the action of re-establishing a person in a former standing with respect to rank and legal rights and, in the context of medicine, is concerned with reablement of a person through provision of a stimulating environment, and encouraging greater activity, participation and autonomy; and re-settlement either in the person's own home or in alternative, more sheltered accommodation. Often necessary for older people after a short acute illness.
To rebuild elements of structure or function in an ecological system without necessarily achieving complete restoration to its original condition.
The restoration of a property to it's former or improved condition without changing the plan, form, design or style of architecture.
There are two meanings here: (1) Restoration of a totally disabled person to a occupation, or (2) a provision in a long term disability policy that provides for continuation of benefits or other financial assistance while a totally disabled insured is retraining or attempting to resume employment.
the process of restoring a part of the body or a person to near-normal functioning after an injury or disease.
(1) Restoration of a totally disabled person to a meaningful occupation. (2) a provision in some Long- Term Disability Policies that provides for continuation of benefits or other financial assistance while a totally disabled insured is retraining or attempting to resume productive employment.
Restoration to normal or near normal function after a disabling disease, injury, addiction.
This development assistance restores local services required to meet the basic needs of people after an emergency situation. It can include sanitation, power, transportation, law and order. It is usually provided after humanitarian relief and before reconstruction. Source: CIDA
The operations and decisions taken after a disaster with a view to restoring a stricken community to its former living conditions, whilst encouraging and facilitating the necessary adjustments to the changes caused by the disaster.
Rehabilitation of sensory and cognitive function typically involves methods for retraining neural pathways or training new neural pathways to regain or improve neurocognitive functioning that has been diminished by disease or traumatic injury.