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    Insurance and Regulation Reform Package 2015

    Insurance and regulation reforms in, mean there are changes to benefits for workers and significant opportunities for employers who can prevent injuries occurring. In the unfortunate event of an injury, effective rehabilitation and recovery at work will mean the difference between a great outcome for all, or a costly hit to premiums.

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    New insurance reform guide good for business

    New insurance reform guide good for business Media Release | 18/05/2015 WorkCover NSW today released a new guide to insurance reforms for businesses within the Workers Compensation Scheme across the State. Since 2012, the WorkCover NSW Scheme has introduced a number of reforms to workers compensation premiums to make it easier to do business in New South […]

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    Rehabilitation Services Business Update

      It is with great pleasure that I write to advise you of significant developments for our business. On 30th January 2015, the Rehabilitation Services entered into a partnership agreement with Austbrokers Holdings Limited which sees them take a 60% stake in our business. This is an enormous endorsement of our business, our people and […]

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    Workers Compensation Scheme Agent Deed

    Workcover NSW has announced the Scheme Agent contracts for 2015. Congratulations to GIO, Allianz, EML, CGU and QBE. Commiserations to Xchanging and Gallagher Bassett who have not been appointed under the new arrangements. Rehabilitation Services is proud to partner with all agents in achieving great outcomes for workers and the scheme. We look forward to […]

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    Benefits of Rehabilitation Quantified

    In a clear endorsement of the value and cost benefits of rehabilitation, a SwissRe study finds that for every $1 spent on rehabilitation, $24 – $39 is saved in claims costs.  

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    Recognised Signatory – Health Benefits of Work

    Rehabilitation Services is proud to be recognised by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) as a signatory to the Health Benefits of Work Consensus Statement. The Statement strongly supports our philosophy of work as an important therapeutic tool in recovery and a key element to long term wellbeing.  

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    Privacy Policy and Records Management

    Privacy is extremely important to us and central to the integrity with which we operate. Amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 came into effect on 12 March 2014 and introduced a number of significant changes. They include:   A new set of 13 harmonised Australian Privacy Principles Enhanced powers for the Information Commissioner Changes to […]

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    Acute vs Chronic Pain

    Defining the differences between chronic and acute pain can assist in identifying the most appropriate treatment modalities to manage or improve symptoms.

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    The Captain’s Chair…can you live without arm rests?

    There are very few chair bound individuals working with arm rests that would freely give them up to be sitting in the same chair without those reassuring supports at their sides.

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    4:00am Starts and Workplace Wellbeing?

    4:00am starts, long hours, high levels of alertness and vibrantly presenting to a radio audience of tens of thousands of people are just some of the challenges faced by the talented crew from Nova 96.9.

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    Just as Risky at Home…As in the Office.

    Home office safety is frequently overlooked as a critical factor in the Occupational Health and Safety System of many organisations.

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    Psychological Injury in the Workplace

    Psychological injury can be broadly defined as an observable or measurable reduction in the intellectual functioning or emotional state of an individual, compared to that person’s normal level of function.