15.07.2008 for the first time in Ukraine
started a real collaboration between centres of social and medical
rehabilitation: in one room under one roof
began operating a complex system - Joint Clinic of Rehabilitation
“School of Life “, where children are treated with the following nosology:
- organic lesion of
the nervous system;
- diseases of the
musculoskeletal system that are subject to neuro- orthopaedic
- mental and behavioural disorders ;
- birth defects.
includes: the outpatient department, diagnostic, hospital, physiotherapy
department and socio-pedagogical unit.
In the outpatient department, patients have access to
expert advice: paediatricians, neurologists, psychiatrists, Bobath therapist,
clinical psychologist and orthopaedist.
In the diagnostic department there are possibilities
of neurophysiologic and ultrasound
ultrasound of the abdomen, hip;
Doppler arterial brain vessels, vessels of
upper and lower extremities;
with a magnetic stimulation.
Clinic is designed for 90 visits a day: 30 stationary
patients and 60 outpatients.
Work hours from
9:00 to 18:00.
Rehabilitation treatment lasts (depending on
need) from 14-30 days to 6 months. The inpatient department has 15 rooms
with two beds in each.
Beds are wide, comfortable, so mother could
relax with her child. Each room has its own interior.
In the physiotherapy department of children involved
in the gym, walk correction hall, where by "Gravistat"
(reflex-loading device) they can put the right foot to straighten their
posture, learn to walk properly. With great pleasure children attend
Hydrokinesotherapy, where they do exercises in water to improve range of
different body parts. Special importance for the patients in department has
paraffin and ozokerit therapy, salt therapy room, diverse electric procedures.
A sensory integration room - the most favourite place, where children are
happy. That is as an additional therapy tool that improves the efficiency of
any measures aimed at improving mental and physical health of the child.
In the socio-pedagogical unit children work with psychologists, speech
therapists, special and social pedagogues, educators, teachers, rehabilitation
and their assistants. With great pleasure children attend computer class, music
classes, ergotherapy. For each child
the individual program and rehabilitation route are developed.
Our experts had a practical study courses
in: Ukrainian medical rehabilitation centre in Kyiv, Ukraine Defence Yevpatoria
sanatorium, resort and spa complex rehabilitation Hadzhibey Odessa, Mykolayiv
State complex early rehabilitation in Nikolaev and integration centre cerebral
palsy ICP Munich (Germany).