This center is first of its kind in the region and the operational objective of the ARC would be to provide the following services
- Occupational Therapy
- Assistive Device Unit (Prosthetic & Orthotic devices)
- Assistive Technology unit (Wheelchairs, Tricycles and Supportive seating, Adaptive devices, Aids and Appliances)
- Mobility/Wheelchair Skill Training
- Active Rehabilitation
- Skill Development Unit
- Peer Counseling
- Social Work/Community based Rehabilitation
- Exclusive Wheelchair Service Provision
- Wheelchair Sports & Dance.
- In-Patient Unit (10 beds)
ARC is a model spinal rehab center for persons affected with spinal injuries and other conditions needing post medical rehabilitation care. Many features in ARC are installed based on the inputs from CMC, Vellore and Mobility India, Bengaluru.
ARC could be a boon for the people in the region as we have equipped it with appropriate technology, components, choices, certified human resources to address the need of people in right manner and in right time.
ARC provides services for active rehabilitation for persons with spinal cord injuries (prime focus) along with other forms of disabling conditions like amputees, post polio residual paralysis (PPRP), muscular dystrophy, children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, adults with strokes and other neurological disorders.
The focus is persons with disabilities who are economically challenged and do not have proper access to such facilities. The active rehabilitation services are for those persons affected with spinal cord injuries who have completed their medical management.
ARC initiated by TAP has well established rehabilitation support services now.
ARC is strategically located in Vizag city which is well connected and could reach out to either directions.
ARC is the only center providing 10 in-patient unit for PwDs prolonged rehab and assistive device services. Our clinical staffs are qualified professionals certified by ISPO & RCI.
We provide rehabilitation services from the centre and through outreach approach to meet the need of those who cannot reach to us.
Our centre could be the only one providing holistic rehabilitation for persons in need under one roof in the entire region stretching from Orissa in the north and CMC, Vellore in the south.