4 May 2022

Our supporting programme has plenty to offer

Informative lectures by specialists, lively discussion rounds and hands-on testing of everything from various sports to vehicles and mobility aids

For three days, REHAB Karlsruhe offers ample space and an inviting atmosphere for relevant sharing among professionals from the fields of rehabilitative and orthopaedic technology, caregiving and therapy, as well as interested private visitors. Once again, the trade fair will be accompanied by our supporting programme, which features numerous exciting lectures, informative discussion rounds, interactive workshops and diverse sporting activities!

The following paragraphs offer a preview of some of the highlights:

Trade fair overview REHAB 2022

Forum Hall 2

In addition to showcasing products and services, the marketplaces Cerebral & Neuro Rehab, Homecare & Nursing, Mobility & Daily Living Aids and Therapy & Practice in Hall 2 will offer interested parties a series of lectures on topics such as therapy and rehabilitation after acquired brain damage and strokes, as well as presentations of products in the field of homecare and out-of-hospital intensive care.

In Hall 2, a panel of experts will explore the timely topic of the Intensive Care and Rehabilitation Strengthening Act (IPReG) in a discussion titled “Has the law arrived in reality?” Among others, the panellists will also include Dr Paul Diesener, co-founder and board member of the Dysphagia Network Southwest e.V., who is well known in professional circles primarily for his lectures and seminars on the topics of home respiration, tracheal cannullae and swallowing disorders. The panellists will also include the lawyer Michael Helbig, who critically observes the development of legislation and jurisprudence and plays an active role in shaping them.

In addition in Hall 2 will offer interested parties a series of lectures on topics such as therapy and rehabilitation.
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The prevention and treatment of pressure sores in hospitals, nursing homes and private care has been a major topic for decades. The most reliable preventive measure thus far is the time-consuming and strenuous repositioning of the affected person at individually agreed intervals. Insights into dynamic decubitus prophylaxis with an innovative lying system will be offered by Dr Markus Spalek, who will present its application and explain how the system functions.

Forum Hall 3

The programme in Hall 3 will focus on topics such as inclusion, aids, building & living and child & youth rehabilitation. Here, in addition to the official opening of the fair, Thomas Hildenbrand from the ROLLETS rehabilitation network will share his expertise on the topics of “Guidelines for the individual provision of aids” and “Device-supported standing therapy”. There will also be a practical workshop on the topic of mobility training.

The programme in Hall 3 will focus on topics such as inclusion, aids, building & living and child & youth rehabilitation.
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How can the implementation of the promise in the coalition agreement “Strengthening the care of severely disabled children and their families” be continued? For all interested individuals, the Action Alliance for Needs-Based Provision of Therapeutic and Assistive Devices will explain its standpoint on the petition “Stop the blockade of health insurance companies in the provision of assistive devices for children with disabilities”. Everyone is invited to listen and join in the discussion.

The animal perspective will be presented in a lecture by Karl Mayer, who is a youth and home educator and a specialist in social work. With support from his animal companions, Mayer will explore the potentials and limits in a presentation titled “Fur, fin, feather: animal helpers in education and therapy”.

Inclusive sports complex – dm-arena

Sport and activity are top priorities at the Inclusive sports complex in the dm-arena, where people with and without disabilities can try out inclusive sports together and train with coaches and professionals.

Sport and activity are top priorities in the dm-arena.
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Along with the Hessischen Behinderten- und Rehabilitations-Sportverband and the Frankfurter Inklusions- Sportverein e.V., the Badischer Behinderten- und Rehabilitationssportverband will again be present this year. Whether it’s tennis in a wheelchair, adaptive self-defence for everyone or seated volleyball, the Inclusive sports complex has plenty to offer. The inclusive sports badge will be introduced as a new get-to-know offer.

Test track and vehicle test drive

The test track for scooters, tricycles and handbikes and the vehicle test drive will enable interested individuals to thoroughly test various vehicles and cars on site.

The test track for scooters, tricycles and handbikes and the motor vehicle test track will enable interested individuals to thoroughly test various vehicles and cars on site.
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For more information on the supporting programme in the specialised forums and the wide range of hands-on activities in the Inclusive sports complex, please visit our website:

www.rehab-karlsruhe.com/programm

https://www.rehab-karlsruhe.com/en/rehab/topic-areas/