Growing number of people with disabilities and health limitations spurs need for rehabilitation professionals
(Vocus) August 23, 2009 -- An aging population and medical advances are a couple of factors fueling the need for rehabilitation professionals, and the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation (NRAF) is honoring the difference they make during the 2009 National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration on Sept. 20-26, 2009. Organizations, including Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security disability representation and Medicare services, are helping raise awareness about the important role of rehab professionals.
There are a number of factors influencing the demand for rehabilitation services, including:
During rehabilitation awareness week, the NRAF, healthcare providers and other groups are expressing thanks for rehabilitation professionals who provide compassionate support to patients year-round. This year's theme is "The Faces of Triumph Over Disability."
Allsup is observing the National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration with a limited number of free posters available to hospitals, clinics and other community groups by calling Karen Hercules-Doerr at (800) 854-1418, ext. 5770.
National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation
(800) 854-1418, ext. 5770
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