Neurorehabilitation: Person, Family and Environment

Family caregivers of older individuals in rehabilitation have unique needs and concerns that should be addressed in rehabilitation and in community-based programs. Their concerns have a direct bearing on their health and on the health and well-being of their care-recipients. Rehabilitation involves the use of all means aimed to reduce the impact of disability and handicap pathologies and conditions in a global approach to solve the person’s problems in order to achieve optimal social integration. As the person is a unique individual, the rehabilitation plan must also be individualized and unique. The rehabilitation network should also be unique and unitary.