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REHABILITATION

What rehabilitation services are available at your centre?
ABLE Rehabilitation Centre provides the following services

  1. Return to Work (RTW) Programme
  2. Day Rehabilitation Programme

Our programmes enlist the benefits of the following therapies to help participants improve in functional abilities:

  • • Occupational Therapy
  • • Physiotherapy
  • • Pilates


Transport to/from the centre is available via our transport service.

Who is eligible for rehabilitation services?
Our Rehabilitation programmes are suitable for those:

  1. aged between 18 to 62
  2. has a physical disability
  3. is deemed fit for participation in a rehabilitation programme by a medical doctor
  4. (Return-To-Work programme) with intention and potential to return to employment

How do I register for rehabilitation services?
How can I refer someone for rehabilitation services?
To register for ABLE’s rehabilitation services, you will need to submit an application form.

In the application form, a registered medical practitioner will need to certify that the applicant requires rehabilitation services and provide advice on the applicant’s fitness level.

What are the estimated charges involved?
Each type of Rehabilitation service is charged separately. Please contact our office for specific charges.

Financial assistance is available to those who need it. ABLE takes reference from Ministry of Health (MOH) per capita household means testing to determine the applicant’s eligibility for subsidies.

What is the payment mode?
We accept payment by CASH or cheque only.

What are your opening hours?
Our rehabilitation centre operates from Monday to Friday, 0830 hrs to 1700 hrs.
Therapy sessions typically start at 0900 hrs, with the last session of the day starting at 1600 hrs.

What attire should I wear for the therapy sessions?
Our clients are required to perform physical activity during therapy sessions. As such, comfortable clothes and shoes should be worn. T-shirts, pants and covered shoes are recommended.

How long are the rehabilitation sessions?
Rehabilitation sessions are normally up to 1 hour for each type of therapy.
The actual duration will depend on the client’s tolerance and therapist’s assessment of needs.


RETURN-TO-WORK

What’s is your Return-to-work (RTW) programme about?
The Return to Work (RTW) programme is suitable for clients wanting to return to suitable and sustainable employment post injury or onset of medical conditions. 

3 main areas of services support the RTW Programme, namely: Physical Rehabilitation, Case Management and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Case management aims to provide our clients with holistic care, which addresses their physical, and psycho-social needs.

Through the RTW programme, we hope to partner our clients to achieve positive vocational outcomes. These outcomes may include knowledge and skills acquisition, employment readiness and employment support.

Each client will receive active RTW Coordination service to help the client engage in the RTW journey.

Please see ‘Who is eligible for Rehabilitation services'.

What is the difference between the rehabilitation programme and return-to-work programme?
The Return-to-work (RTW) Programme is suitable for applicants with intention to return to active employment.

The Day Rehabilitation Programme is suitable for applicants who can benefit from rehabilitation to improve functional performance for daily living and community participation. Some may even progress to the RTW Programme.


TRANSPORT

Are there transport services to your centre?
ABLE provides wheelchair accessible transport services to our clients. The cost of transport is charged on a per-trip basis and is separate from the rehabilitation services charges.

Subsidised transport rate is available via means testing and financial assistance is available on a case-by-case basis, as needed.

To register for ABLE’s transport service, you will need to submit an application form. Please contact our office for enquiries on specific charges.

VOLUNTEER

How do I find out about what kind of volunteers you need?
We are looking for Potential Volunteers who:

  • • Are at least 21 years old, preferably with working and life experiences as you will be working with persons with physical disabilities that requires some level of emotional maturity and empathy.

  • • Can communicate comfortably in English. (Additional proficiency in Malay, Tamil, Mandarin or local dialects would be an advantage).

  • • Possess pleasant disposition and maintain a positive outlook and attitude towards volunteering and learning.


Volunteer activities at ABLE include befriending, conducting enrichment programmes and activities, support services and help in adhoc events.

Tell us about yourself and how you would like to contribute - drop us an email at enquiries@able-sg.org. Or download, complete and send us the Volunteer Registration Form.

We THANK YOU for your support

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