All Medical Rehabilitation Services for persons with Locomotor Disability are offered under one roof through the 'Interdisciplinary Team Approach' followed in the Institute since its inception.
New Registrations for treatment are done free of cost on OPD days from 9 am to 12 noon. Patient's record files are issued that are to be submitted back in the Records section after the treatment/ consultation is received and cards are given to the patients to be produced to access the files on each visit to the Institute.
PMR OPD for the Diagnosis making and rehabilitation management prescription. Investigation facilities -
Radiology /Pathology/ Electro-diagnosis and foot pressure scanning facilities are available.
Patients requiring Reconstructive Surgeries are given a date of admission for surgery (normally not exceeding 3 months) which is coordinated with the trial date of the appliances and the entire procedure is completed within the shortest possible time.
Pre-therapy evaluation of impairments and functions in the various Departments.
Delivery of prescribed therapies in
occupational therapy and/or
speech therapy departments. Appointments are given based on availability of staff and no. of patients to be treated.
Measurement for prescribed orthosis/ prosthesis. Patient is assessed for fitment and quality of the appliance in P&O clinics and the appliance is then finalized. The process requires time varying from few hours to few weeks.
The services of
medical social worker and vocational counselor are utilized whenever required.
The patients are admitted to the ward, if required, particularly for surgical or long term supervised management.
Wherever required patients are provided training in the
Vocational Training Workshop and referred for Employment.
Cases requiring special attention and detailed discussion and rehabilitation planning by the rehabilitation team are discussed in special clinics,by giving prior appointment.
Transport Service for the severely disabled, attending regularly is provided by the Institute up to certain geographical limits in the city.
Medical/ Surgical / Therapy / interventions and Investigations are Free of Cost
Cost of Special Mobility Aids and Appliances are to be borne by the Patients.
Disability and other Certificates.