RTW: from policy to practice. How to make change happen

Lauren Finestone

The 'It Pays to Care' report calls for change in our work injury schemes, but recognises that change is hard, even when we know what we need to do. One model that looks at ‘organisational readiness for change’ may help us.

The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s (AFOEM) policy on the design of work injury schemes — It Pays to Care — calls for action by all the players in our injury insurance schemes to improve health and recovery outcomes and reduce the barriers to care for people with work injuries. But the policy recognises that while the need for change in our work injury schemes is essential, and there is a lot o...

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Published 19 June, 2022 | Updated 21 June, 2022