Rehabilitation: Essential Along the Continuum of Care

Authors: Jody-Anne Mills, Elanie Marks, Teri Reynolds, Alarcos Cieza

Introduction:

Rehabilitation has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a set of measures that assist individuals who experience, or are likely to experience, disability to achieve and maintain optimal functioning in interaction with their environments” (World Health Organization & The World Bank, 2011)Rehabilitation has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “a set of measures that assist individuals who experience, or are likely to experience, disability to achieve and maintain optimal functioning in interaction with their environments” (World Health Organization & The World Bank, 2011).