Topics: Disability Pages: 7 (1575 words) Published: March 29, 2013


Impact of Community Based Rehabilitation in the life of PWD 

Under the Guidance of:
Prof. Prakash Dash
Faculty, Dept. of Research and Planning
XISS, Ranchi

Submitted by:
Abhay Dung Dung
RM 2012-14
Roll No. – 40

Faculty of Rural Management
Xavier Institute of Social Service
Dr. Camil Bulke Path (Purulia Road), Ranchi-834001 (Jharkhand)


This is to certify that the synopsis titled “Impact of Community Based Rehabilitation in the life of PWD” has been prepared by Abhay Dung Dung in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the course of Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM), 2012-14. The synopsis has been prepared and analyzed by the student under the guidance of Prof. Prakash Dash, Faculty, Dept. of Research and Planning, XISS, Ranchi and is hereby approved as indicating proficiency of the candidate.

----------------------------------- Prof. Prakash Dash

Faculty, Dept. of Research and Planning
XISS, Ranchi


1. Introduction-
2. Relevance of Study
3. Review of Literature
4. Objectives
5. Methodology of the Study
6. Tentative Chapterization
7. References

The aim of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) is to help people with disabilities, by establishing community-based programs for social integration, equalization of opportunities, and rehabilitation programs for the disabled. CBR was initiated in the mid-1980s but has evolved to become a multi-sectoral strategy that empowers persons with disabilities to access and benefit from education, employment, health and social services. CBR is implemented through the combined efforts of people with disabilities, their families, organizations and communities, relevant government and non-government health, education, vocational, social and other services.

The "conventional" system for rehabilitation of disabled people began to emerge in the 19th century. At the beginning, there were institutions - mostly quite small - which "took care" of various groups of disabled children or adults. There they were given food and shelter, education and some vocational training. Many were kept in "homes" for very long periods of time. The definition of disability has always been vague. Rehabilitation eventually came to include services for people afflicted by one or the other of a wide range of chronic diseases: rheumatic, lung, cardio-vascular, neurological, mental, skin, etc. victims of accidents, alcoholics, drug abusers, and occasionally people released from prison.

The goal of CBR is to bring about a change; to develop a system capable of reaching all disabled people in need and to educate and involve governments and the public. CBR should be sustained in each country by using a level of resources that is realistic and maintainable. Suggestions for appropriate action at different levels: At the community level, CBR is seen as a component of an integrated community development programme. It should be based on decisions taken by its members. It will rely as much as possible on the mobilisation of local resources. The family of the disabled person is the most important resource. Adequate training and supervision should promote its skills and knowledge, using a technology closely related to local experience. The community should support the basic necessities of life and help the families who carry out rehabilitation at home. It should further open up all local opportunities for education, functional and ability training, jobs, etc. The community needs to protect its disabled...
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