Essentials of Community-based Rehabilitation

by Satya Bhushan Nagar

This book focuses on the “Essentials of Community-based Rehabilitation”. Community-based Rehabilitation is a systematized approach to general community development whereby persons with disabilities are enabled to live a fulfilling life within their own community, making maximum use of local resources, and helping the community become aware of its responsibility in ensuring the inclusion and equal participation of persons with disabilities (PWDs). The “Essentials of Community-based Rehabilitation” book aims at the students of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and rehabilitation studying in various colleges or universities all over the country. This book has been launched to meet a specific need of undergraduate student of physiotherapy and rehabilitation it will give overview of concept, principle, criteria, components and aspects of community-based rehabilitation. The book is comprehensive with 28 Chapters, with illustrations, which makes reading easy. The information given in the book is elaborative yet it is concise and to the point. This book provides a lucid and comprehensive understanding on introduction to rehabilitation medicine, community-based rehabilitation, community-based rehabilitation and empowerment, community-based rehabilitation and types of evaluation, community awareness and communication, self-help group and various aspects, present rehabilitation services in India and needs of people with disability. Community and social work principles, rural rehabilitation and extension services, vocational rehabilitation, disability survey and disability evaluation, assessment of different types of disabilities, important definitions in community-based rehabilitation, etc. are also provided in this book.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Nagar Satya Bhushan Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
ISBN 9789386261229
Speciality Physiotherapy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13017
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 470
Book Type Textbook


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