Articles tagged under ‘Predicting delayed RTW’
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New insights: best practice risk factor identification for delayed return to work
A best practice statement sheds light on how – and when – we should collect, analyse and act on information predicting RTW struggles ahead. But there’s still a lot to learn…
Workers fear lodging claims for psych injury
Lodging a psycological injury claim in Australia is a scary business, and the scarier it is perceived to be, the more RTW suffers
Two-thirds of psychological claimants report no workplace contact
New research shows Australian employers delay and even avoid contact with workers who make psychological injury claims, and finds an association with poor outcomes for return to work.
Webinar recording: Using Disability Guidelines to assist return to work
Recent member survey feedback highlighted the need for more advanced webinar topics and discussion. This webinar is suitable for intermediate to advanced levels of experience and long term RTWMatters members.
Are we asking the right questions?
There's more than meets the eye when it comes to patients at risk of poor return to work results.
A flag is a flag is a flag
Everyday words can take on different meanings when used by medical practitioners, but to what effect?
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Sleep, burnout and RTW
For employees with burnout, recovery and return to work is possible. What role does sleep play?
In the search to find a screening tool to assist workers with MSDs and common mental health problems, will an Orebro by any other name smell as sweet?
Bully me, bully my team
People in a team where bullying occurs are more likely to have long periods of time off work, even if they are not the victims.
How do workers decide when to return?
Top ten considerations that underlie decisions about the timing of RTW.
Preventing chronic MSDs
The right kind of vocational rehabilitation can stave off the transition to chronic disability. What influences the success of vocational rehabilitation programs for workers with long-term musculoskeletal disorders?
An intervention for low back pain that works
Evidence-based! Cost-effective! Proactive! Popular! You will love this new workplace intervention for high-risk workers with low back pain.
Self efficacy, sickness absence and return to work
If you feel you can cope with a difficult situation will you get back to work earlier?
When to take extended sick leave. A complex decision for workers with spine-related pain
This study identified a range of factors that influence when workers with neck and low-back (spine-related) pain take extended sick leave.
Fear, expectation and back pain - the evidence
Knowing what psychosocial factors affect recovery from low back pain can help target employee interventions
Manners Matter: doctors' behaviour influences return to work and recovery of injured workers
A study looking at factors influencing the return to work and recovery of injured workers in California
Predicting and preventing long-term disability
Recognising the risk factors for long term disability can help employers reduce the compensation burden
The simple way to predict RTW outcomes? Ask!
A short survey can predict a worker's RTW outcomes
What is behind psychosocial sick leave?
A look at the factors which predict psychosocial sick leave.