ProgrammePhysical Rehabilitation Programme

Physical Rehabilitation Programme


Physical Rehabilitation aims to provide quality rehabilitation services to children and adults with disabilities. Its goal is to bring best practices and services towards the vision of patient-centre, goaloriented services. This vision coupled with an idea that the rehabilitation unit can assist patients in the best we can offer will certainly address the organization’s main objective of “Centre of Excellence” for special needs community.

The Physical Rehabilitation runs the programme that supports rehabilitation for children and adults with neuromusculoskeletal disorders. It offers physiotherapy and occupational therapy services with no fees. Pusat Ehsan Physical Rehabilitation provides rehabilitation to more than 130 patients in Bandar Seri Begawan and Kuala Belait districts with a total number of 3,000 treatment sessions annually.

THE PHYSICAL REHABILITATION UNIT CURRENT ACTIVITIES


Pusat Ehsan Physical Rehabilitation Unit provides rehabilitation services to more than 130 children, youth and adults with moderate or severe disabilities. Disabilities can be physical and/or developmental.

  • Children and adults with disabilities and their families constantly experience barriers to the enjoyment of inclusion in society. Their abilities are overlooked, their capacities are underestimated and their needs are given low priority. Yet, the barriers they face are more frequently as a result of the environment in which they live than a result of their impairement.

  • A widespread underestimation of the abilities and potentials of children and adults with disabilities creates vicious cycle of under expectation, underachievement and low priority in allocation of resources. To combat this vicious cycle, the Pusat Ehsan Physical Rehabilitation Unit should in line itself to what World Health Organization -Disability And Rehabilitation is fostering, these are as follows:

  • Raising awareness about the magnitude and consequence of disability. Facilitating data collection and analyzing or disseminating disability-related data and information.

  • Supporting, promoting and strengthening health and rehabilitation services for people with disabilities and their families.

  • Promoting the development, production, distribution and servicing of assistive materials and devices.

  • Support the development, implementation, measuring and monitoring of policies to improve the rights and opportunities for person with disabilities.

  • Building capacity among health and rehabilitation within the organization.

  • Fostering multisectoral network and partnership in prevention of disability and or to impede complications of disability. 
The Physical Rehabilitation Unit should also initiate the belief within the organization that person with disabilities is not only an object of charity but a subject of medical treatment ,social protection, rights to attain basic living skills and the rights of being a productive member of society. 
The unit must also focused on the rights of individuals with disabilities. With this, the Pusat Ehsan Physical Rehabilitation Unit embraces the General Principles of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  • Full and effective participation and inclusion in society.

  • Respect for difference of persons with disabilities as part of human diversity and humanity.

  • Equality and opportunity

  • Accessibility

  • Respect to the evolving capacities of children with disabilities and respect to the rights of the children and adults with disabilities to preserve their identities.

  • Non –discrimination


THE PHYSICAL REHABILITATION UNIT CURRENT ACTIVITIES


Pusat Ehsan Physical Rehabilitation Unit provides rehabilitation services to more than 130 children, youth and adults with moderate or severe disabilities. Disabilities can be physical and/or developmental.

The following are the list of diagnosis that the rehabilitation personnel are seeing in regular basis.

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Delay
  • Down Syndrome
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Other Neuro Muscular Disorders
  • Autism
  • Orthopedic cases
  • Hearing Impairement
  • Visual Impairement
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Vascular Accidents


PUSAT EHSAN PHYSICAL REHABILITATION THREE TREATMENTS REGIME


Regular Individualized Physical Rehabilitation.


Every therapist is given specific number of patients allocated within their work schedule. About 45 minutes per session, the therapist will work with the patients based on the assessment done earlier and will be reassessed by the end of 3 or 6 months.

Patients are either seen once, twice or three times a week depending on their rehabilitation needs. They will be under physiotherapy program, occupational program sessions or a combination of two disciplines.


Group Therapy Programme


Exercises, aims to increase fitness level of the patients are given in all groups. Groups are categorized into their abilities.

Home Treatment Program


In 2009, the unit has ventured to home treatment programme after seeing the needs. It provides physiotherapy and occupational therapy management to enhance patient bed mobility and transfers preparing them for outpatient intervention.