Name: Providing rehabilitation services. Code of practice
Identifier: PAS 150:2010
Issuing Organisation: BSI
Country: United Kingdom
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Issue Year: 2010
Forward Review Date: Not known
Intended Audiences: Governmental and Public Sector Bodies, Private Sector Bodies, and Professional and Trade Bodies
PAS 150 (Publicly Available Specification) is a code of practice for the delivery of rehabilitation services for all disabilities and health conditions, with both short- and long-term needs. It covers providers in health, social care and employment and focuses on the interdependence between work, health and well-being.
It aims to improve the quality, efficiency, value and outcomes of rehabilitation services through setting out recommendations for providers working in all sectors, including statutory and non-statutory services.
Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: Medium
Older Person Specific: No
Usage / Adoption status: Not known
The recommendations are also intended for individuals working in residential facilities, specialist centres and other local community-based services. It encourages service user independence and autonomy affording them the opportunity to live as they wish.
PAS 150 supports the service user’s journey through early and specialist rehabilitation, community rehabilitation and vocational rehabilitation.
The service user’s rights and responsibilities, especially related to choice and control, are at the core of PAS 150’s service delivery. Their personal goals inform decision-making throughout. It recognises service users’ experience and expertise and seeks to strengthen their contribution.