Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JUNE 1960 By DR. A. AUSTIN EAGGER Medical Director, Farnham Park Rehabilitation Centre the Far East. In this country an enquiry is The practice of the art and science of at present being carried out by the Re­ rehabilitation as an essential part of medical treatment is of comparatively gional Medical Officers of the Ministry of recent origin. Pioneers had demonstrated Health to try to ascertain how many the possibilities from before the first persons receiving sickness benefit for more than six months could have their world war but it was not until the second world war that an organised policy recovery assisted by access to suitable re­ on a national basis was instituted. Pro­ habilitation facilities. In all countries in gress continues to be made and in this addition to their physical handicap the country, as in many' other countries, in­ disabled have to overcome prejudice and creasing attention is being paid to provid­ even. active dislike of their fellow men ing facilities for the rehabilitation and and have in many cases the added burden resettlement of those who suffer from of poverty, hunger and loneliness. Legislation in this country since the war permanent or temporary http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Occupational Therapy: the Official Journal of the Association of Occupational Therapists SAGE

Loading next page...
 
/lp/sage/rehabilitation-VgCNaGFsFD

References (0)

References for this paper are not available at this time. We will be adding them shortly, thank you for your patience.

Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1960 The College of Occupational Therapists Ltd
ISSN
0029-800X
eISSN
1477-6006
DOI
10.1177/030802266002300607
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JUNE 1960 By DR. A. AUSTIN EAGGER Medical Director, Farnham Park Rehabilitation Centre the Far East. In this country an enquiry is The practice of the art and science of at present being carried out by the Re­ rehabilitation as an essential part of medical treatment is of comparatively gional Medical Officers of the Ministry of recent origin. Pioneers had demonstrated Health to try to ascertain how many the possibilities from before the first persons receiving sickness benefit for more than six months could have their world war but it was not until the second world war that an organised policy recovery assisted by access to suitable re­ on a national basis was instituted. Pro­ habilitation facilities. In all countries in gress continues to be made and in this addition to their physical handicap the country, as in many' other countries, in­ disabled have to overcome prejudice and creasing attention is being paid to provid­ even. active dislike of their fellow men ing facilities for the rehabilitation and and have in many cases the added burden resettlement of those who suffer from of poverty, hunger and loneliness. Legislation in this country since the war permanent or temporary

Journal

Occupational Therapy: the Official Journal of the Association of Occupational TherapistsSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 1960

There are no references for this article.