How does CIHRRC define Rehabilitation?
CIHRRC broadly defines rehabilitation as:
“Any services or activities that address or prevent impairments, activity limitations, and social participation restrictions for people living with HIV”
[Worthington C, Myers T, O’Brien K, Nixon S, & Cockerill R. (2005). Rehabilitation and HIV/AIDS: Development of an expanded conceptual framework. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 19, 258-71].
- physical therapy
- occupational therapy
- speech-language pathology
- physiatry (rehabilitation medicine)
- services provided through community-based organizations