Basic wheelchair service training

In order to extend the service of providing wheelchairs throughout the country, ADRF with the support of USAID and following LDS in cooperation with the USSR and the Regional Offices of the State Social Service has initiated and continues to develop the training of social administrators in all regions. country, who are trained and certified to perform this service in the respective regions. Participants in the training gain theoretical and practical knowledge about the service of providing wheelchairs.

Training for the provision of wheelchair service

ADRF staff is trained by international experts to provide this specialized service. The service of providing wheelchairs with special wheels, being a service that requires advanced skills, is currently provided only by the staff of ADRF which is certified for this service by the international organization (USAID and LDS).

Beneficiary and family training for wheelchair use and maintenance

Part of the process of providing wheelchair service is the training of beneficiaries or their families to use and maintain a wheelchair. Their training is carried out by the specialized staff of ADRF. They provide disabled individuals and their families with written information (wheelchair use and maintenance manual as well as a demonstration session on how to use and maintain a wheelchair with each of them.

Over the years, ADRF has provided training for new wheelchair users through the organization of Active Rehabilitation Camps "Independent living skills" have had as their main goal to train new wheelchair users, equipped with this tool by ADRF, as well as their family members to gain practical skills for using wheelchairs by contributing to their independence in life. This activity for wheelchair users and their family members is not only a training activity but also an opportunity to relax in a relaxing environment, as well as to participate in social and sports activities. This activity is based on the philosophy "Wheelchair users learn other wheelchair users with practical skills for independent living". This activity has been organized by the Albanian Foundation for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for years, since 1996, thanks to the financial support of various donors such as; OXFAM GB, Novib - Netherlands, USAID, Vodafone Albania Foundation, Assist Impact.