- Improvement of muscle strength and endurance.
- Desensitization of painful areas which have resulted from nerve damage.
- Development of behavioral skills needed to manage the effects of mental and emotional illness.
Mobility – using artificial limbs, braces, wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment. Hand activities – using keys, telephones, opening doors and drawers. Homemaking – practice in a model kitchen or flat to use labor saving devices and special adaptations.
Maintenance of maximum physical function and social ability
Proper body positioning while lifting objects, bending. Body mechanics – flexibility and mobility. Planning skills – Group dynamics, leisure activities, building morale and social skills.
Preparation for employment
- Testing to determine the individual’s interests, abilities and skills.
- Job counseling.