Rehabilitation nurses work with patients recovering from chronic diseases, injuries or disabilities. Nurses help patients transition to further independence, build strength and quality and adapt to their situations to take care of themselves as much as possible.
Rehabilitation nurses work not only in hospitals but also at transitional care facilities, in patients’ homes and etc., They look at patients holistically to take best care for their patients, providing support physically, mentally, and spiritually to ensure that the patients are prepared to take care of themselves when they are in need.
This means nurses have to be patient and compassionate, however should also know when to push their patients so far them to progress and recover. Nurses’ skills include basic Medical care, such as change the dressings and taking vitals, also physical and occupational therapy, and assisting patients with daily activities like bathing, dressing etc.,