The offer spectrum of rehabilitation institutions and hospitals for disabled people in the German-speaking areas is quite multifaceted. The goal is to advance the physical and mental recovery through attentive, interdisciplinary treatment and support.
For people with serious physical disabilities, mental disabilities or psychological handicaps, a stay in the hospital or in a rehabilitation institution may represent a special challenge. The transport to an unfamiliar environment, new therapies and doctors or communication difficulties can represent a serious strain for patients. Patients and relatives should gather all the information in advance, so that the treatment for the disabled person can progress as well as possible.