Rehabilitation workforce service forecast

Lead: Dr Andrew Wong

This report looked at how to provide a rehabilitation system that supports people from acute care through to returning to their communities and homes after illness or injury. It is one of a number of forecasts commissioned by Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) to build a picture of the future health and disability workforce.

Recommendations included:

  • increase the provision of rehabilitation training
  • improve care coordination once patients have been discharged from hospital.

See also the Musculoskeletal workforce service forecast for related recommendations.

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