In-patient rehabilitation is ment for peoplesuffering from the following diseases or health problems:
- Nervous System Diseases (e.g., stroke, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis)
- Musculoskeletal System Diseases
- Trauma (e.g., Head injury, Spinal cord injuries)
- Pre- and Post amputation, rehabilitation with prosthesis
- Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders
The general principle is that in-patient treatment is indicated in case out-patient treatment is not an option (because of the condition of the patient).
North-Estonian Rehabilitation Center emphasizes teamwork, recognizing that high-quality health care depends upon a variety of experts sharing their knowledge and experience for the benefit of the patient.
North-Estonian Rehabilitation Center is committed to teamwork in rehabilitation, with the goal of a speedy and effective recovery.
Members of the health care team include:
- Patients and their families — Your goals and ideas are critically important for determining your ideal model of care.
- Physiatrists (rehabilitation doctors) direct therapies and services provided by the rehabilitation team and coordinate care provided by other specialists.
- Rehabilitation psychologists provide psychological testing and individualized and family counseling, if needed.
- Rehabilitation care coordinators are registered nurses with special training who coordinate your care from admission to discharge.
- Rehabilitation nurses encourage you and help you practice the skills learned in therapy sessions
- Physiotherapists develop treatment programs to help you improve mobility through exercise and training.
- Occupational therapists help you develop the skills needed for the activities of day-to-day life.
- Speech-language pathologists work to improve speech and language, conversation skills and the thinking skills necessary for communication.