"Considering the need for more information on current practice and research in CBR, the researcher studied the effectiveness of an integrated model of CBR set up in the Christian Medical College, Vellore, South India (VCBR). The objectives of this study were to generate theory on the value of an `integrated model' that uses an educational strategy and to explore the value of secondary and tertiary care services for PWD in a community based rehabilitation programme for the improvement of their quality of life. A 'Case Study' design was used...The study found that an integrated model of CBR that uses an educational strategy, has good links with secondary/tertiary care centres and makes use of social network/capital, which is available in the community, improved the overall QOL of PWD"
This report provides the rationale and know-how on integrating mental health into primary health care. It outlines primary care for mental health in context and then presents primary care for mental health in practice, highlighting 12 case studies and key lessons learnt from specific countries. A detailed annex on the core functions of primary care workers is provided, as well as 10 core principles of mental health integration. This resource is useful to anyone interested in integrating mental health into primary care
This directory is a compilation of the names and contact details of NGOs, government establishements, private institutions and individuals who are involved in support services, especially education, rehabilitation, clinical services and other services for people and children with disabilities in Orissa
This issue describes the programmes of the Indian NGO YRG CARE, which offers comprehensive services to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. The linkages between prevention and care are explored, and the questions of sustainability and charging service-users are discussed
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