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Course Description

NameSocial Rehabilitation and Improving Functional Capasity
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Analyse diversity, disability and aging as a personal, cultural and social phenomenon
- Understand the living environment and conditions required for the client’s functional capacity at different stages of life
- Explain the basis and tools such as aids and technological solutions in promotion of functional capacity and participation
- Understand the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework as an indicator of the client’s functional capacity and participation and as a practical method for evaluation and follow-up
- Explain social benefits related to rehabilitation and social security as well as governing legislation
Content- Social rehabilitation, functional capacity and resource orientation
- Diversity, ageing and disability as personal, cultural and social phenomenon
- The significance of social support, service needs assessment and social networks in rehabilitation
- The ICF framework in client-oriented and multiprofessional work
- Social service systems, social benefits and rehabilitation
- Related legislation briefly
Requirements1) Contact lessons, assignments, guided and supervised home visit assignment, simulations, self-assessment, exam
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
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ContactRatinen Auli, Kukkonen Kristiina


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