One of the main goals of rehabilitation is to prepare the patient for life after discharge. This includes the following:
Community re-entry plans are individualized and are based on the patient's physical abilities and needs. Both the patient and family should be involved in planning re-entry into the community.
Many times, adjustments, a transitional period, and modifications need to be made to help a person with a disability function independently. This may involve, but is not limited to, the following:
Rehabilitation team members and community agencies often work together to help people with disabilities succeed.
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