functional capacity evaluation

(redirected from Work-Capacity Evaluation)

func·tion·al ca·pac·i·ty e·val·u·a·tion

(FCE) (fungk'shŭn-ăl kă-pas'i-tē ē-val'yū-ā'shŭn)
A comprehensive evaluation to determine a person's physical functional limitations and capabilities.
Synonym(s): Work-Capacity Evaluation.
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Vocational rehabilitation services in the United States have traditionally emphasized the provision of services for persons with disabilities who have vocational potential and have included vocational evaluation, functional assessment, work hardening and reconditioning, work-capacity evaluation, job-site analysis, job accommodations, job-seeking skills, employer development, employment skill training, job placement, and follow-up services (Tate, Heinrich, Paasuke, & Anderson, 1998).
The package will help the workers by offering them job-search counselling, career guidance, vocational and competence mapping, work-capacity evaluations, training and retraining, guidance towards entrepreneurship and services for new entrepreneurs, support for starting independent business operations, pay subsidies and mobility assistance.