BEST PRACTICE INJURY MANAGEMENT
Did you know that there were 208,672 work-related injury claims in New Zealand between July 2016 and June 2017? Of these claims, 132,816 related to soft tissue injuries i.e. sprains and strains of muscles, ligaments and tendons. Many of these injuries may have been prevented through education and awareness, or at the very least, lost time avoided significantly reduced
Workplace injuries impact on the well-being of your employees as well as on business productivity and cost. Life Care Injury Management will enable you to actively support the assessment and rehabilitation of your workplace injuries. This is achieved by minimising disruption to your business and supporting your injured employees to achieve a safe and early return to productivity.
HOW CAN THIS BE ACHEIVED?
The decisions that are made immediately following a workplace injury event will greatly influence both recovery and return to work outcomes for your employees.
Life Care Injury Management provides priority access to our nationwide network of over 500 allied health professionals. This enables a specialist diagnostic injury triage assessment to ensure you and your injured employees receive quick and accurate confirmation of the injury and what that means. We will increase your visibility and participation in the recovery process, meaning you and your employees will be empowered and better engaged.
Meet the Life Care Injury Management team
Whichever way you look at it, without great people, there is no business. At Life Care Injury Management we don’t just look for the best people, we look for the passionate people who want to help improve New Zealand businesses and will enjoy doing so each and every day.
Let our team work with your team to ensure early and accurate diagnosis, along with appropriate timely treatment, leading to a faster and more durable return to work.
INJURY TRIAGE ASSESSMENT
Our assessment is always undertaken by a senior diagnostic physiotherapist. It covers:
- Injury history
- Subjective report on function
- Functional restrictions and abilities – range of movement, strength and endurance
- Functional testing in relation to a job task analysis
- A working diagnosis
- Onward referrals
- Implications for work, and
- Recommended course of action to facilitate a safe and early return to work
24 hour turnaround
Life Care Injury Management will take the work and stress out of injury management for you. We will have your employees assessed and on the path to recovery within 24 hours of you notifying us of their injury.
We allow you to focus on your core business, while on your behalf we action what we do best, leading the assessment and recovery pathway with you and your workers
Workplace Injuries Adversely Impact on Your Business
Empowering your business to positively manage the cost of injuries in the workplace.