If you have been injured at work Westridge Medical are able assist you in the overall management of worker’s treatment and help you with the important recovery to enable you to return to work. Treatment we provide to return you safely to work:
Westridge Medical aim to provide you with the best assistance in managing your treatment and recovery process.
To get back to work after a work-related injury is an important step in recovering – and it can be a difficult and emotional journey. Westridge Medical is able to assist you in your journey to return safely to work.
Your GP will provide you with:
Your GP at Westridge Medical in Toowoomba may also need to visit your workplace as part of your injury management plan.
A Work capacity certificate – workers’ compensation is used to manage and determine an injured workers’ claim by insurers. This certificate was introduced by the Queensland workers’ compensation scheme on 1 July 2016.
Doctors, dentists and nurse practitioners are encouraged to utilise the Work capacity certificate – workers’ compensation in order to help promote a positive focus on the functional ability of injured workers and their successful journey to return to work.
This certificate is a key communication tool between the injured worker, insurers, businesses and health providers. The information on the certificate is used to assist all stakeholders to work in collaboration in order to support injured workers back to work as early and safely as possible.
Don’t ignore an injury which occurred in the work place, the earlier you start rehabilitation the quicker you are likely to recover and able to return to work.