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I started RehabHub just over a year ago. As a Rehabilitation Consultant, working largely on my own, I found that I was needing to connect with other people in similar roles. I thought other rehab and injury management professionals may … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation and injury management: How does rehabilitation differ from injury management?

What do we do?
The overlap between the terms is large but what ever you call what you do the role is very important. Common law allows for workers injured in the course of their employment to sue for damages from their employer if they can prove certain elements. Under worker’s compensation legislation, and to a lesser extent motor accident legislation, the proof and the strict adherance to those requirements from the worker is relaxed in exchange for an accepted limited liability from the employer. The employer also engages an insurer to manage this aspect of their liability. This is a great thing. It means that workers, employers and insurers are not spending years fighting in courts. Resources can be directed quickly and efficiently to help restore the claimant to their former life. There is nothing fair about a work place or motor accident injuries, particularly serious ones, and in many cases no amount of money can compensate the injured person for what has happend but the goal is to use what is available in the best possible way. Continue reading

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Feast or Famine – Time Management

I have to say it is rarely a famine. I am talking about the amount of work I have. I rarely have not enough to do but there are times when I am overwhelmed with work and other times when … Continue reading

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