Geriatric Rehabilitation: All Hands On-Deck

To ensure the effective and successful rehabilitation of older adults, an interdisciplinary approach that targets both the individual’s physical and mental well-being is required. This commentary discusses the necessity of utilizing a person-centred interdisciplinary approach in both the research and practice of geriatric rehabilitation by addressing concerns of the current model, suggesting areas of focus, and discussing the implication this model can have.

To understand the shortcomings of the current model, let’s consider an example of an older adult in need of rehabilitation services after experiencing one of the most common accidents, a fall.

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rehabINK | A world of rehabilitation research, practice, and advocacy source: Geriatric Rehabilitation: All Hands On-Deck – rehabINK | A world of rehabilitation research, practice, and advocacy

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