2.1 - What is Cognitive Rehabilitation?

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Cognitive rehabilitation (or CR) is the process of addressing cognitive challenges, in order to help people with a variety of neurological conditions, improve daily life skills in a systematic and practical way. Cognitive challenges include memory, organization, decision making, and time management

Goals of CR

CR has a number of important goals, including to:

  • identify and reduce cognitive deficits
  • set realistic goals
  • identify and implement compensatory skills in order to:
    • improve practical life skills
    • increase independence
    • improve quality of life

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