RI Global Position Paper: European return-to-work and rehabilitation practices supporting persons with reduced working capacity

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RI Global: Office of Communications

Contact: Adrian Brune, +1 347-759-9501

Date: 9 March, 2015

Location: Helsinki, Finland: Messukeskus Helsinki, Conference Centre


RIFI (Rehabilitation International Finnish Committee), RI Policy and Services Commission, and RI Work and Employment Commission


Rehabilitation with the link to retain employability of the working population should become the key issue in all European countries. Employees with chronic diseases and injuries suffering from risks for getting severely disabled and who are dependent on disability pensions need early interventions, holistic case management and sustainable individually tailored job placement solutions. This workshop introduces successful return-to-work practices from various European countries which can be disseminated across Europe.

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RI Global: Founded in 1922, Rehabilitation International (RI Global) is a worldwide network promoting the rights and inclusions of persons with disabilities (PwDs) through advocacy, habilitation and rehabilitation to achieve an inclusive world in which all people can enjoy full human rights.

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