​Rehabilitation Services


Rehabilitation Services consists of 3 sections:IRehabilitation.jpg

  1. Physiotherapy.

  2. Occupational therapy.

  3. Orthotics/Prosthetics.

Each section has a different scope of service to be provided.They target the restoration of purposeful function with patient who are physicals or mentally ill by stimulation, encouraging the individual's potentials and capabilities, prevent disability and maintain health. The work of these units is integrated and cross matched.

This is to provide an effective rehabilitation service that requires the integration and interaction of a group of trained health care specialists in order to progress an individual from a state of physical, emotional, psychological and social dependency to a state of independent function that allows him to contribute to society.



  1.  Physiotherapy:

    Physiotherapy provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or diseases. They restore, maintain and promote over all fitness and health.

  2. Occupational Therapy:

    IIRehabilitation.jpgOccupational Therapy improves the activities of everyday living to help people with physical or mental disabilities achieve maximum function and independence at home and in workplace. Occupational therapy is the use of purposeful activity with individuals who are limited by physical injury or illness, psychosocial dysfunction, developmental or learning disabilities, or the aging process, in order to maximize independence, prevent disability and maintain health.Occupational therapy encompasses objective assessment, treatment and consultation to other team members. Occupational therapy is a specialty profession that contributes patient care interventions based on their unique education and training.

  3. Orthotics/Prosthetics:

    Orthotics/Prosthetics provides services by molding, designing, fabricating and fitting artificial limbs, braces and appliances/equipments for patients with physical disabilities.



  • Administration:

    • Chief
    • Administrative Assistant III
    • Unit Assistant
    • Rehabilitation Aide
  •  Physiotherapy:

    • Supervisor, PT
    • Clinical Specialist, PT
    • Physiotherapist I
    • Physiotherapist II
    • Assistant Physiotherapist
  •  Occupational Therapy

    • Supervisor, OT
    • Clinical Specialist, OT
    • Occupational Therapist I
    • Occupational Therapist II
    • Assistant Occupational Therapist

Statistical Data:

  1. IIIRehabilitation.jpg8 specialty = ortho, neuro, peadiatric, medical, ICU/critical, hand, burn/scar and  lymphoedema.
  2. Daily - ≅ 500 inpatient/outpatient (PT & OT).
  3. Monthly - ≅ 8,000 inpatient/outpatient (PT & OT).
  4. Yearly - ≅ 95,000 inpatient/outpatient (PT & OT).


  1. Saudization – P.T. = 80% Saudi, O.T. = 47%
  2. Training – on going in-house training, continuing education programme and many courses & workshops.
  3. Scholarship – Occupational Therapy and Orthotics/Prosthetics scholars

Space Expansion:

  • Neuro-Rehab Unit expansion.
  • Outdoor Rehabilitation area.
  • Main department.
  • New Occupational Therapy service and office + Burn unit satellite.
  • New Rehab Center – proposal.
  • Inclusion of Occupational Therapy in the university program.
  • Newly opened Orthotics/Prosthetics.

Patient care:

  • Clinical standard – service run against the written standard, a JCIA requirement.
  • Auditing on going (random, peer and chart).
  • All services in rehab use the specialized form of assessment.


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Last Modified

08-Sep-2014 10:45 AM