Disability prevention

The main disability prevention tasks are:

  • referral to medical rehabilitation,

  • dissemination of knowledge about activities preventing incapacity for work.

The Social Insurance Institution refers for rehabilitation to rehabilitation centres, selected by means of tender bids, persons at risk of long-term work incapacity for the following groups of diseases:

  • within an in-patient system:

    • motor system diseases,

    • cardio-vascular system diseases,

    • psychosomatic diseases,

    • respiratory system diseases,

    • oncological diseases – after treatment of the mammary gland tumour,

    • voice organ disorders;

  • within an out-patient system:

    • motor system diseases,

    • cardio-vascular system diseases, including telemedically monitored diseases.

In 2016 the medical rehabilitation programme was completed by 85,417 persons. Costs of rehabilitation (including the cost of resort payments and a refund of travel costs) equalled PLN 186,650.7 thousand.

 


(Note: 1 EUR = ca 4.26 PLN)