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Sophie's choices (a case study)

Pam Garton, Abilita Services

A rehab provider who addresses the human impact of injury restarts stalled RTW for a disempowered young worker.

When twenty-six year old Sophie (not her real name) graduated from uni she took a job as an administrative assistant in a government department. Administration wasn’t Sophie’s first choice but she thought of it as a way to get some professional experience and earn a living while looking for her dream job. Two months into this “temporary” position, however, Sophie sustained a strain injury to her upper back. Sophie r...

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