Tag Archives: RTW coordinator

NSW RTW Changes

You can be excused if you missed the recent important changes regarding RTW in NSW. At ABILITY GROUP we’ve got this and outline the key changes as well as how these changes impact NSW Category 1 and Category 2 businesses. If this makes no sense to you, then you should read more.

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Introducing Michael

Michael joins our team with extensive injury & claims management, Work Health & Safety (WHS) as well as workplace safety compliance experience. In completing his Bachelor of Commerce, Michael’s understanding of  business complements his desire to help people & prevent risks.

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Return To Work Changes

RTW ChangesNew benefits to assist the return to work of NSW injured workers took affect on the 29th of April 2016. These changes include workplace modifications, the transition to work equipment and training programs.

In light of these changes there is increased fluidity and interaction with SIRA vocational rehabilitation programs. SIRA currently has 6 vocational education programs that are administered under Section 53 of the Act of 1988.

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Health Ability Welcomes Tania

Profile - Tania (Square)We are excited to welcome Tania to ABILITY GROUP. After 4 years as a clinical physiotherapist, Tania joins HEALTH ABILITY as a specialist rehabilitation consultant. With expertise in assessing and treating a variety of injuries, impairments and conditions, Tania’s professional and enthusiastic approach will assist in accelerating the return to work of injured workers following a workplace injury.

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Onsite Physio Benefits

Onsite Physio Benefits8+ million Australians go to work each day with many in manual or sedentary workplaces. Mounting evidence supports onsite physio as a strategy to minimise workplace injuries. With an average of 1/3 of an individual’s life spent at work, it is becoming vital for businesses to adopt measures to prevent, manage and educate employees regarding their health. Using a physio in the workplace is a preventative strategy for businesses wanting to minimise costs, reduce workers compensation claims and more.

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Introducing Andrea

Profile - Andrea (Square small)Andrea joined ABILITY GROUP in September 2015 as our Office Manager. Supporting our growing businesses keeps Andrea very busy and many of our clients and partners would have either spoken with Andrea, met her via email or in person.

Originating from Columbia, Andrea studied law before immigrating to Australia. Andrea expertise spans HR, customer service, business administration, finance and related matters.

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Health Ability 100% RTW Rate

We Love RehabThe main focus of the workers compensation is to enable injured workers to stay at work or return to work following a work related injury. Workplace rehabilitation plays an important role by involving timely intervention with appropriate and adequate service based needs to assist injured workers back into the workplace. We are pleased to say our specialist rehab business HEALTH ABILITY has a 100% return to work rate and can support businesses.

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Return to Work Services

Return to work services & solutions

A RTW Coordinator,  RTW Program and other  requirements are compulsory for businesses with 20+ employees or NSW workers compensation premiums $50,000+.

To allow businesses to meet their regulatory compliance requirements, ABILITY GROUP provides specialist RTW services or outsourced solutions allowing you to focus on your core business.  Our return to work specialists will ensure expenses are tightly controlled and managed thereby minimising premium increases.

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