What do you need to know all about Rehabilitation Center

by Genesis Matthews

A Rehabilitation Center is usually attached to or integrated into a Center for Care of Continuation and Rehabilitation (CSSR). Its mission is to provide care and treatments that will help a patient following trauma or surgery to find the most complete use possible of its functional or neurological capacities.

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When do you need rehabilitation?

Many disabilities and diseases may warrant treatment in physical medicine and rehabilitation, in particular:

  • Addiction
  • A stroke;
  • A head trauma;
  • Neuromuscular diseases;
  • Neurodegenerative pathologies (multiple sclerosis, ALS, Parkinson …);
  • Hemiplegic or paraplegia;
  • Amputations;
  • Chronic low back pain and other chronic pain;
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Respiratory or cardiac pathology (improvement of physical abilities in people with heart failure for example);
  • A need for prostheses or appliances;
  • A follow-up of the athlete (after injury, in particular).

“Rehabilitation” or rehabilitation can involve many spheres:

  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Language and swallowing disorders;
  • Disorders of movement and walking;
  • Muscle disorders (spasticity);
  • Orthopedic disorders (motor delay, growth anomaly …).

The list of things that you need to have with you when entering alcohol rehab center Ottawa  

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1. Shoe and clothing items

  • Sneakers or sports shoes – 2 pairs
  • Closed work boots – 4 pairs (2 summer and 2 winter)
  • Rubber boots with insoles – 1 pair
  • Boots or shoes weekend – 2 pairs (summer and winter)
  • Home slippers – 1 pair
  • Bath slippers – 1 pair
  • Weekend jackets – 2 pcs. (One demi-season and one winter)
  • Work jackets – 2 pcs. (One demi-season, such as a raincoat or windbreaker, and one winter, insulated)
  • Working trousers – 2 pairs
  • Pants weekend – 2 pairs
  • Sports trousers (home) – 2 pairs
  • Shorts or breeches – 1 pair
  • Swimming trunks – 1 pair
  • Work sweater – 1 pc.
  • Weekend sweater – 1 pc.
  • Shirts, T-shirts – 5-6 pcs.
  • T-shirts workers – 2-3 pcs.
  • Underwear (underpants, T-shirts) – 5-7 sets
  • Socks – at least 10 pairs of light and 2 pairs of warm
  • Handkerchiefs – 10 pcs.
  • Hats are summer, demi-season – 1-2 pcs.
  • Winter hat – 1 pc.
  • Gloves (mittens) warm weekend – 1 pair
  • Work gloves – 10 pairs (including one or two pairs of warm ones)
  • Warm scarf – 1 pc.
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2. Documents:

  • Passport
  • Compulsory Health Insurance Policy
  • Driving License (if applicable)

3. Personal hygiene items (based on the full rehabilitation period in the center)

  • Toothpaste – at least 10 tubes
  • Toothbrushes – at least 5 pcs.
  • Toilet soap – at least 10 pieces
  • Shampoo – at least 500 mg
  • Creams – NOT LOTIONS – for hands, after shaving, etc.
  • Antiperspirant Deodorants (DRY ONLY)
  • Washcloths new 2 pieces.
  • Electric shaver – 1 pc.
  • Shaving foam or gel – at least 2 bottles
  • Items for nail care: scissors and / or nail clippers, nail files, etc.
  • Laundry detergent for machine wash – at least 5 kg