Rehabilitation Rtw Programs Essay

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Rehabilitation: Managing Return to Work GREENADVERTISING 14569 A BETTER PRACTICE GUIDE FOR SENIOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS Rehabilitation: Managing Return to Work A BETTER PRACTICE GUIDE FOR SENIOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS CONTENTS ABBREVIATIONS / GLOSSARY FOREWORD 1 ABOUT THIS BETTER PRACTICE GUIDE 2 WHY REHABILITATION IS IMPORTANT 4 SECTION 1 – MANAGING RETURN TO WORK IN AN ORGANISATION: A FIVE STEP GUIDE FOR SENIOR MANAGERS 6 • Step 1 Policy Commitment 7 • Step 2 Planning: Important Policy & Strategic Choices 9 • Step 3 Implementation: Making Policy Work 14 • Step 4 Measurement: Knowing it is Working 18 • Step 5 Review and Improvement 21 SECTION 2 - MANAGING RETURN TO WORK IN THE WORKPLACE: A GUIDE FOR LINE MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS 23 • Promoting a Supportive Workplace Culture 23 • Enabling Early Intervention 24 • Understanding the Rehabilitation Process 25 • Providing Suitable Employment 25 • Supporting the Case Manager in Monitoring a Durable Return to Work 27 ISBN 0 642 44282 7. © Commonwealth of Australia, 2001 Information on Australian National Audit Office publications and activities is available on the following Internet address: http://www.anao.gov.au Information on Comcare publications and activities is available on the following internet address: http://www.comcare.gov.au SECTION 3 – WHAT’S HAPPENING IN YOUR AGENCY? • Tool 1 for Senior Managers ABBREVIATIONS/GLOSSARY 29 29 AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Federal) ANAO Australian National Audit Office ANU Australian National University APS Australian Public Service CEO Chief Executive Officer 31 CIS Customer Information System Publications 31 Compensable Work related illness or injury

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