Rehabilitation International 9th European conference

The European Conference on Rehabilitation with the theme of:”The United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Rehabilitation in Europe: – Effects on Individuals and Rehabilitation Management” took place on 9-10 November 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Five key topics were addressed in plenary and parallel sessions:

  1. The Political Perspective: the role of the state/ government in rehabilitation on the European, national and regional level.
  2. User Participation: market based, individual plans and social contracts, user-perspectives.
  3. Rehabilitation as an Investment: inclusive labour market and the concept of flexicurity, early intervention, prevention, employer perspective, social interests.
  4. Case Management: the responsibility of case managers, the roles of personal coaching, cross sector coordination, best practice in case- management.
  5. Quality Criteria: how to provide for quality assurance, development of quality, ICF, what does quality in rehabilitation mean?

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