Encyclopedia of Public Health

2008 Edition
| Editors: Wilhelm Kirch

Rehabilitation

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5614-7_2966

Definition

The health strategy that, based on the WHO's integrative model of human functioning and disability, aims to enable people with health conditions experiencing or likely to experience disability to achieve and maintain optimal functioning in interaction with the environment.

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