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Return to Work

Involves working closely with the employee, employer and other stakeholders, to negotiate and facilitate a successful return to work (RTW) after an absence due to illness or injury.

Benefits:

  • Compliance with Duty to Accommodate legislation
  • Safe and timely return to work for employees
  • Decrease in lost time and insurance costs
  • Re-instated wage for employee with the employee performing work that is productive and meaningful to the employer and the employee
  • Minimal disruption to work routines and other employees

Vocational Directions Assessment

Vocational Directions Assessment (VDA) is used to identify realistic, attainable and cost-effective vocational options for individuals who require assistance in changing their career path.

The process includes an in-person interview with the client to obtain vocational history, non-paid work experiences, educational/training background, transferable skills, special skills, work successes/challenges and areas of interest. It may also include an assessment of current physical, cognitive and social functioning and a preliminary Labour Market Survey.

Benefits:

  • Insurance claim resolution
  • Decreased claim costs
  • Objective and realistic results

Job Demands Analysis

A Job Demands Analysis (JDA) provides an objective, detailed description and classification of the physical, social and cognitive requirements of essential job tasks so that the employer may match workers to jobs that they are able to competently and safely perform.

Benefits:

  • Allows the employer to objectively compare client abilities to job duties
  • Improved effectiveness of return to work programs
  • May be used in a pre-placement hiring process
  • Injury prevention