Publication type: Book part
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: ICF-based tools in rehabilitation toward return to work: facilitating inter-professional communication and comprehensive documentation
Authors: Selb, Melissa
Glässel, Andrea
Escorpizo, Reuben
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-08825-9_22
Published in: Handbook of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluation
Editors of the parent work: Escorpizo, Reuben
Brage, Sören
Homa, Debra
Stucki, Gerold
Page(s): 471
Pages to: 493
Issue Date: 2014
Series: Handbooks in Health, Work, and Disability
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Springer
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Heidelberg, New York
ISBN: 978-3-319-08824-2
Language: English
Subjects: Rehabilitation; Return-to-work; International classification of functioning, disability, and health (ICF)
Subject (DDC): 362: Health and social services
Abstract: An important goal of rehabilitation with regard to community integration is return-to-work, and vocational rehabilitation plays a key role in return-to-work efforts as well as encouraging employment retention. For vocational rehabilitation to be successful, a comprehensive, client-oriented, and inter-professional rehabilitation management approach is essential. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF), specifically ICF-based documentation tools that correspond to the “Rehab-Cycle” model, can guide the inter-professional rehabilitation management process by providing the rehabilitation team tools for structuring and coordinating their tasks from the identification of the problem to the planning of rehabilitation services, thereby promoting inter-professional communication and facilitating comprehensive client-oriented documentation. This chapter outlines the ICF-based documentation tools – ICF Assessment Sheet, ICF Categorical Profile, ICF Intervention Table, and the ICF Evaluation Display – and illustrates the use of these tools in a case example of Martin, a 26-year-old male with paraplegia, who participated in vocational rehabilitation program.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Not specified
Departement: School of Health Sciences
Organisational Unit: Institute of Public Health (IPH)
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