Welcome to Rehabilitation International Denmark

Rehabilitation International Denmark is a Danish network of people with disabilities, service providers and government agencies working together to improve the quality of life for disabled people and their families.

Rehabilitation in Denmark - The definition is as Follows:

Rehabilitation: A goal-oriented, cooperative process involving a member of the public, his/her relatives, and professionals over a certain period of time. The aim of this process is to ensure that the person in question, who has, or is at risk of having, seriously diminished physical, mental and social functions, can achieve independence and a meaningful life. Rehabilitation takes account of the persons situation af a whole and the dicisions he or she must make, and comprises co-ordinated, coherent, and knowledgebased measures.

Danish Rehabilitation Forum and Marselisborg Centre in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affiars, the Danish Medical Association, the Danish Cancer Society, the Faculty of Health Sciences at The University om southern Denmark (Masters Degree in rehabilitation), the Danish Association of Occupational Therapists, The Association of Danish Physiotherapists, and the Danish based measures.

October 2004