9 terms

CRRN Principles of Community Based Care

Covers Care vocabulary
Self care
Client and family retain primary responbility for healthcare decisions
Empowering the client through education
Allows client to make informed decisions about issues such as advance directives and living wills
Community based rehab primarily involves what type of prevention?
Primary Prevention
Interventions that promote optimal health and provide special protection to PREVENT illness, disabilities or injuries
Secondary prevention
Interventions that limit disabilities and are done primarily through early identification and prompt treatement
Tertiary Prevention
Interventions that decrease disabilities and impairments caused by illness or injury
What is the most important goal of teaching in community based rehab?
To help the client and family achieve the highest level of independance possible
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities when they purchase or rent federally subsidized housing
The 504 Plan
Part of the Rehab Act of 1973 it provides a program of instructional services to assist students with special needs who are in a regular education setting