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Definition of disability
present when a person displays a set of functions, either desired or required, which cannot be independently performed in a specific environment.
Characteristics of Disability
1. No one-to-one relationship b/tween a disease & spectrum of associated disability problems.
2. No one-to-one relationship b/tween a disease & amount of residual disability.
Find out what the self social & personal constructs are:
The ability of patient & health care team able to remove the disability in face of chronic disease and is dependent upon the patient's residual capacity for physiological and psychological adaptation.
Patient/environment interaction chart:
Client Interface Environ
disease social
psychology vocational

total disability
Comprehensive Evaluations:

Impact of disability:
1. Medical
2. psychological
3. social, etc.
4. allied health evaluations
1. Form of productivity
2. change in social status of individual (most predictive)
3. loss of behaviors (operational) things I can see
Phases of adjustment in rehab
1. shock
2. realization
3. defensive retreat
4. acknowledgment
5. adaptation (job)
Facilitation of adjustment:
1. teaching
2. consultation-referral
3. advising
4. environmental manipulation
5. work w/other persons
6. supportive