The final aim of rehabilitation is to enable the patient to return to the community as closely as possible to the pre-morbid state. This frequently involves the identification of funds for continuing care as well as care packages provided by the community. Modifications often have to be made to home or place of work to suit the needs of the individual patient. The house may require widening of doorways and provision of ramps to improve access. Fixtures such as stair lifts and toilet accessories may be necessary to overcome impaired mobility.
During the rehabilitation process, visitors are encouraged and arrangements are made for short-term home leave. This gives an opportunity to assess the abilities of the patient as well as the carers to cope with the home situation so that necessary adjustments may be made to the relevant goals and the rehabilitation program to suit the individual patient.
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