What is injury management?
- Injury Management (often referred to as occupational rehabilitation) services are designed to rehabilitate employees following psychological or physical injuries that are work-related and commonly involve workers’ compensation claims. For example adjustment to injury psychological counselling after a workplace accident.
- The difference between having 50% of staff return to work after injury and a much higher percentage can amount to significant cost to an organisation.
- Services are designed to facilitate a return to work at the earliest point considering the best interests of the employee and the duty of the employer. This involves frequent liaison with key stakeholders.