2. Society Perspectives
Society perspectives of rehabilitation deal with the ongoing priorities and development of societies at any given time.
Rehabilitation is a valuable resource i any society
How can we strengthen our particular society by improving life conditions and the active potential of individuals through rehabilitation?
States should enable persons with disabilities to attain and maintain their maximum independence, full physical, mental, social and vocational ability, and full inclusion and participation in all aspects of life (WHO)
Society perspectives present the financiel, organizational and welfare considerations of decision makers at all levels.
Rehabilitating lives of individuals will continue to move societies
Rehabilitation may be seen as a strong link between hospital-based health services and primary health care.