Journal article

Recovery Within Injury Compensation Schemes: A System Mapping Study

Alex Collie, Sharon Newnam, Helen Keleher, Alan Petersen, Agnieszka Kosny, Adam P Vogel, Jason Thompson

JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL REHABILITATION | SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS | Published : 2019

Abstract

Purpose Many industrialised nations have systems of injury compensation and rehabilitation that are designed to support injury recovery and return to work. Despite their intention, there is now substantial evidence that injured people, employers and healthcare providers can experience those systems as difficult to navigate, and that this can affect injury recovery. This study sought to characterise the relationships and interactions occurring between actors in three Australian injury compensation systems, to identify the range of factors that impact on injury recovery, and the interactions and inter-relationships between these factors. Methods This study uses data collected directly from inj..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC) via an ARC Industry Linkage Grant


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by WorkSafe Victoria, the Transport Accident Commission, Comcare and the Australian Research Council (ARC) via an ARC Industry Linkage Grant to the first author (Grant #LP11020019). The authors would like to acknowledge Ms Amy Allen for her contributions to data analysis.