Description of the assessment of professional rehabilitation needs

 

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Administrative service code

04

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Administrative service version

Version 5

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Administrative service name

 Assessment of professional rehabilitation needs

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Administrative service description 

Professional rehabilitation means restoring or developing of the individual's working capacity, professional competency and ability to participate in the labour market by educative, social, psychological, rehabilitation and other measures of influence. 

Professional rehabilitation needs are assessed for persons, who:

  • Cannot work the previous work based on the acquired professional qualification without these services;
  • Or other work, meeting their professional qualification;
  • Or to acquire new professional qualification;
  • Or to perform work required in the new professional qualification;
  • Because of illness, health condition or bodily dysfunctions. 

Professional rehabilitation needs are assessed:

  • For individuals, who apply to DWCAO for the assessment of capacity for work level for the first time;
  • For individuals with the assessed capacity for work level, by applying to the DWCAO with the referral from the Employment Servise under the Ministry of Social Security  and Labor and an application to assess the professional rehabilitation needs.  

Professional rehabilitation needs are assessed based on the referral to DWCAO issued by a health care institution, where detailed data is provided about individual’s health condition, as well as based on submitted medical and other documents as well as individual’s motivation to participate in professional rehabilitation program and to be active in order to be employed after finishing the program.

Decision adopted by the territorial division of DWCAO may be appealed to the Director of DWCAO:

  • within 30 calendar days after documentation delivery or dispatch to the individual, when a person disagrees with the decision adopted by the DWCAO territorial division;
  • within 90 calendar days after notification of pension or benefits paying institution, when the pensions or benefits paying institution disagrees with the decision adopted by DWCAO territorial division.

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Legal acts applying to the provision of the administrative service

Law on Social Integration of the Disabled of the Republic of Lithuania;

The Order No. A1-302 On Approval of the Criteria Description for the Assessment of Professional Rehabilitation Service Needs, and the Rules of Professional Rehabilitation Service Provision and Financing, of 31 December 2004 of the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of;

Order No. A1-78/V-179 On Approval of the Description of Criteria for the Capacity for Work Level Assessment and Procedure for the Capacity for Work Level Assessment, of 21 March 2005 of the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania and the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania;

Order No. A1-114 On Confirming the Form for the Conclusion of Professional Rehabilitation Service Needs of 28 April;

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Information and documents to be submitted by the individual

When the professional rehabilitation needs are assessed when assessing individual’s capacity for work level for the first time, the individual does not need to provide additional documents to the DWCAO other than the ones necessary to assess the capacity for work level.

Individuals with the assessed capacity for work level, apply for the professional rehabilitation needs with the referral from the Employment Servise under the Ministry of Social Security  and Labor, an individual shall submit or send the referral by registered mail to the territorial division of DWCAO not later than within 3 business days from the day of receiving the referral from the Territorial Labour Exchange to DWCAO to assess the professional rehabilitation need. An individual shall additionally submit or send by registered mail the following documents: (Copies of submitted personal documents are made and certified by DWCAO specialists. If the documents are sent by registered mail, copies of the personal documents must be notarised, or certified by an elder or a consular officer of the Republic of Lithuania):

  • A personal identification document (passport of the citizen of the Republic of Lithuania, or an ID card, or a permit to permanently reside in the Republic of Lithuania) except the cases when the E -Government system provides this e-service type and the professional rehabilitation needs assessment is applied for electronically. An individual submitting an electronic application shall confirm his (her) identity with an e-signature or in other ways specified in the legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • An application “On Assessment of professional rehabilitation needs”.

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Information and documents to be received by the institution (the officer analysing the application)

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Administrative service provider

DWCAO territorial divisions.

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Administrative service head

Heads of DWCAO territorial divisions. 

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Administrative service duration

Having received all the necessary documents, the Professional rehabilitation service needs are assessed within 15 days.  

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Administrative service fee

The service is free of charge. 

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Application form

On Assessment of professional rehabilitation needs

 

Last updated: 24-07-2019