Form-fitting functional abilities to workers

Dr Mary Wyatt

A simple but effective South Australian initiative helps physios communicate with GPs about patients' functional abilities.

Sometimes a simple change can make a significant difference.  Over the last three years, South Australia has revamped their work injury insurance scheme. There has been a focus on improving return to work, with initiatives including early reporting by phone to improve triaging of cases, mobile case managers who visit the worker and the workplace and case management practices based on supporting the worker and improving the quality of care. ...

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