Rehabilitation Center Elita (https://en.elita.ua) is the largest facility in Ukraine providing rehabilitation services to patients with Cerebral Palsy, traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. Elita provides intensive treatment called Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System, which includes different treatment modalities that complement and reinforce each other. Treatment course typically runs for two weeks; the duration of the daily treatment sessions is up to four hours. Every year up to 3,500 patients from different countries of the world undergo treatment courses in the Clinic.
Elita has a geographical area of 14,000 square meters. It has several departments: diagnostics, two rehabilitation centres, movement training and innovative technology department. Elita’s medical team includes 15 highly skilled medical doctors and about 100 physical therapists and medical nurses. Elita has successfully participated in many different projects involving: Telemetric movement measurement system, Hospital information system with electronic medical records, Monitoring system for patients’ progress, Rehabilitation gaming system and many others.
Employees of the Clinic participate in research work in different fields of health care in collaboration with Kyiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukrainian Research Institute of Clinical Neurology, Munich Children’s Center, L’viv Medical University and others. They have more than 150 publications in national and international journals and conference proceedings. Elita is involved in educational work, It acts as a branch of Rehabilitation Department for the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education and conducts continuous medical educational courses such as: New technologies in the medical rehabilitation.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme under grant agreement Nº 958637