Social rehabilitation services are provided by RIERA OÜ, registration number 14029119. State license number SRT000215.

Social rehabilitation services are paid by the Social Insurance Board based on its decision.

Social rehabilitation is a service provided to support people with disabilities or limited ability teach and develop everyday skills, support learning and the preparation for working conditions.

The social rehabilitation service is an active service. That is, a person must independently perform all feasible actions that are necessary to achieve the goal of the service. The person learns these skills under the guidance and assistance of a rehabilitation specialist. Since the active participation of the recipient of the service is always a prerequisite for the effectiveness of a rehabilitation service, passive procedures, such as massages, are not included in rehabilitation services.

In order to achieve the goals as quickly as possible, the social rehabilitation service should be regular and a complex service. but requires the intervention of several specialists or rehabilitation teams.

To whom

  • Children who have identified the need for social rehabilitation services.
  • Persons under 16 years of age with a disability and applying for a disability (puue).
  • Persons of working age who have a disability (puue) or who have been recognized as permanently incapable of work, or persons who have a permanent disability (puue) or persons who have partial or complete incapacity for work.
  • Persons with primary psychosis for whom the medical institution has determined the need for social rehabilitation services.
  • Persons of working age with a mental disorder who have a disability (puue) or who have been recognized as permanently incapable of work, or who have been permanently diagnosed with a disability (puue), or who have been diagnosed with partial or absent capacity for work.

Content of services

Social worker: Veronika Tolpenko

Counseling and coordinating services to prevent and resolve social problems in order to support/facilitate the person's future functioning, activity and ability to participate. Activating the person's immediate network, mediating community resources, advising public service providers and other official network providers to support the individual in achieving rehabilitation goals.

Speech therapist: Katerina Jakovleva, Tatjana Pligunova, Olena Senina, Olena Blauta

Development of pre-speech communication. Development or restoration of verbal (oral, written) and/or alternative communication. The need for assistive devices. Evaluating, recommending the right tool/apparatus and training in its use. Advising the individual and/or members of their network on the development of an environment conducive to the development or restoration of communication skills. Counseling for problems with swallowing disorders.

Defectologist: Katerina Jakovleva, Tatjana Pligunova, Aleksandra Falovskaja, Olena Senina, Alina Hladkykh

Development of cognitive, communication, social, learning and other skills using special pedagogic techniques. Special pedagogic counselling of network members, including in the person's operating environment (kindergarten, school, home, work, public space). Orienteering and movement training (incl. using a white stick, teaching routes, etc.), teaching Braille, teaching daily activities, teaching and developing communication skills, and assessing and teaching the use of assistive devices, if necessary with the participation of network members. When identifying the need for auxiliary equipment, if there is no right to prescribe an auxiliary tool, recommending the necessary specialist.

Psychologist: Yulia Obraztsova, Iana Gorb, Zoryna Kaminska

Advising a person to prevent and solve problems arising from the health situation, personality and relationships. Assessment of a person's psychological problems, condition and ability to act. Development of a person's potential and readiness for age-appropriate activities, work, study and independent living. Advising and motivating network members to support the person in achieving the goals of rehabilitation.

Creative terapist: Valeria Jagudina

Application of creative and art-based methods and techniques for the development and maintenance of the ability to act based on the state of health of a person at the psychotherapeutic, functional and recreation level. Advising a person and his network members on the implementation of creative activities in the person's operating environment.

Physiotherapist: Nadiia Rassadkina, Jekaterina Šibajeva, Viktoryia Tsiutsiakh, Anait Vashchenko

Assessment of a person's motor performance and activity environment (kindergarten, school, home, work, leisure, public space) and recommending (if possible, implementing) adaptations to the activity environment.Designing and implementing individual physiotherapeutic programs that develop, restore, promote and/or maintain movement performance and self-sufficiency (not including passive activities) with the aim of providing the person with the knowledge and exercises to be performed independently to maintain or improve their coping and to evaluate the effectiveness of the activity in cooperation with the person. Assessing the need for assistive devices, recommending and teaching how to use a suitable tool, if possible in the person's operating environment. Advising a person and his/her network members, including teaching ergonomic assistance techniques to members of a close network to assist the person in their environment.

Nurse: Anait Vashchenko

Informing about health and self-care, counselling, assessing disease awareness, teaching how to cope with illness and symptoms, managing risk behaviour, advising a person's close network in the presence / permission of a person or their representative to cope with and support health problems. Advising rehabilitation specialists on the implementation of selected measures and interventions (identification of suitable and unsuitable ones, based on the health situation). Advising and motivating network members to support the person in achieving the goals of rehabilitation. Assessing the need for assistive devices, recommending and teaching how to use a suitable tool. The service does not include sending for additional examinations, performing medical procedures or issuing a prescription.