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Individual program for rehabilitation of disabled people

Often people with disabilities are forced to live a sequestered life, because they cannot leave the house, they cannot move without help. But in each case it is possible to take certain measures to help such people feel better, both in terms of health and in terms of socialization. These measures are set in a document called the Individual Program for Rehabilitation of Disabled People (IPR).  

This document, which specifies the specific amounts, types and timing of rehabilitation measures, as well as types of social assistance, is mandatory for execution by the relevant state bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations, regardless of the forms of ownership and methods of management. What is included in the IPR and how is it elaborated, read in this article.

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How is the IRP elaborated?

The IPR is elaborated within a month from the day of the examination of the disabled person by the territorial body of the Committee for Control and Social Protection of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, involving (if necessary) employees of medical organizations, employment and social programs agencies and other organizations carrying out rehabilitation activities.

Rehabilitation of disabled people includes a set of medical, social and professional measures aimed at eliminating or possibly complete compensation of life-cycle impairments caused by a disorder of health with a persistent disorganization of the body’s functions.

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How to get an IPR?

The IPR is elaborated for the period of disability based on the following documents provided to the Employment and Social Programs Department of Almaty:

  1. application for IPR (of a disabled person or his legal representative);
  2. document of identification;
  3. document confirming registration at a permanent place of residence (a copy of the citizens registration book, a certificate of rural or aul akims);
  4. opinion of the medical and consulting commission of the medical organization (in cases when the disability is established without a period of reassessment);
  5. copy of the certificate confirming disability (in cases when disability is established without a period of reassessment);
  6. medical card of a medical outpatient.
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What does the IPR consist of?

  1. IPR card.
  2. Extracts from the IPR card.
  3. Medical rehabilitation.
  4. Social rehabilitation (act of examining social and living conditions of a disabled person, conducted by specialists of the local executive body).
  5. Professional rehabilitation (information on the nature and conditions of work at the workplace for disabled workers).
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What does medical rehabilitation include?

  1. Medical rehabilitation is carried out by medical organizations and other specialized organizations:
  • restorative therapy (medicamental, physical, sanatorium-resort and other methods of treatment aimed at restoring the damaged or lost functions of the body and health);
  • reconstructive surgery;
  • prosthetic and orthopedic assistance.

      2. Measures for medical rehabilitation are carried out by healthcare organizations and other specialized organizations, regardless of the form of ownership.

      3. Sanatorium-resort treatment is provided to disabled persons and disabled children according to individual rehabilitation programs in the manner determined by the authorized body in the field of social protection of the population.

      4. A disabled person with work-related injury or occupational disease through the employer’s fault, shall receive a health resort voucher for sanatorium treatment at the employer’s expense in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      5. In case of termination of the activity of an employer-individual entrepreneur or liquidation of a legal entity, a disabled person with work-related injury or occupational disease through the employer’s fault shall receive sanatorium treatment in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article.

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What does social rehabilitation include?

Social rehabilitation is carried out by the organizations of the social protection system of the population, special educational organizations (psychological and medico-pedagogical consultations, rehabilitation centers, rooms for psychological and pedagogical correction) and other specialized organizations.

Social rehabilitation of disabled people includes: 

  1. training of disabled persons with basic social skills of personal hygiene, self-service, movement, communication;
  2. provision of disabled persons with technical support (compensatory) and special means of transportation;
  3. provision of special social services for people with disabilities at home, including children with disabilities in need of outside care and assistance;
  4. provision of social services in accordance with an individual rehabilitation program: 
  • an individual assistant for the disabled persons of the first category who have difficulty in moving;
  • a sign language specialist for the persons with hearing disability – sixty hours a year. 

      5. Provision of special social services in medical and social institutions (organizations).

      6. Provision of legal assistance in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

      7. Other types of social rehabilitation in accordance with an individual rehabilitation program.

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What does professional rehabilitation include?

Professional rehabilitation is carried out by the organizations of the social protection system of the population, as well as organizations conducting educational activity based on a license obtained in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Professional rehabilitation of disabled persons includes: 

  1. professional orientation;
  2. vocational training (retraining);
  3. employment.

Professional orientation is carried out by educational organizations, social protection of the population.

Employers who create special jobs for the employment of disabled persons participate in professional orientation of disabled people.

Vocational training (retraining) for disabled persons is carried out by organizations that conduct educational activities based on a license obtained in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

Evaluation of the effectiveness of measures taken on the medical, social and professional direction of rehabilitation is carried out by the territorial department at the regular examination of the disabled person or in his/her dynamic examination. For the timely correction of the IPR and elaboration of subsequent rehabilitation measures, the territorial department organizes a dynamic observation, for which determines the control dates for visiting the territorial unit for the disabled person.

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