Supporting injured workers to achieve timely RTW

Do you know how to spot an injured worker at risk of delayed return to work? Are you familiar with common barriers to RTW? Do you know how to motivate someone whose return to work journey seems to have gone off the rails? Good work is good for health and recovery. The resources on this page will help you share those benefits with injured workers.

Let's get loud

contributorGabrielle Lis

Taking ages to recover and return to regular duties after a workers' compensation claim? Make...

Common law: Jackpot or jinx?

contributorGabrielle Lis and Dr Mary Wyatt

This fact sheet for workers considering a common law claim outlines pros, cons and survival tips.

Teaching WorkCover claimants to sell themselves

contributorElizabeth Quinn

In pain, low in confidence, and down at heart: it can be a hard slog to get back into the...

Partner support

contributorElizabeth Quinn

This case study looks at how involving and supporting the partner of an injured worker assists...

Discussing surgery

contributorDr Mary Wyatt and Tom Barton

Help workers understand the options and outcomes

Prehabilitation: improving the results of surgery

contributorA. Richey

Prehabilitation is an approach to aid people recover from surgery and increase the likelihood of...

Tips for patients who have big decisions to make

contributorGabrielle Lis

Doctors don't dictate your fate. Learn how to get the information you need to make good...

Don't let a bully jeopardise your return to work

contributorJenny Holt

Information for workers who face bullying when they return to work after injury or illness.

Life in the slow lane

contributorElizabeth Quinn

The pace of return to activity after an accident or injury is dictated by more than just...