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Event Details

Wednesday, 23 October, 2019 -
17:30 to 19:30
Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)
WA Branch

Location

Absolute Balance
31/1 Preston Street
Como WA 6151
Australia

Cost

AIHS Member - $10 + GST
Non-Member - $20 + GST

Contact

Event Organising Body: 
Australian Institute of Health & Safety
Event Organiser: 
WA Branch
Phone: 
(03) 8336 1995

Type

Networking Event

The Australian Institute of Health and Safety and Absolute Balance are pleased to invite you to the third event being held on Wednesday 23 October 2019 in a series of Worker's Compensation education sessions targeted at assisting Health and Safety and Allied Health Professionals facilitate injured workers making a smooth transition back to work. 

This session will focus on achieving the best possible outcomes when claims become complex and difficult to navigate. 

EVENT DETAILS
Date:
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Time: 17:30 - 19:30 (WST)
Location: Absolute Balance, 31/1 Preston Street, Como 6151
Cost: AIHS Members - $10 + GST
Non-Members - $20 + GST 
* Light refreshments & Non-Alcoholic beverages will be provided.  

 

KEY LEARNING OUTCOME
Understanding the importance of a targeted plan and early intervention. When is enough enough and it is unlikely that an employee will be returning to work. 
What if you have tried everything and nothing is working, what could be holding your worker back.

YOUR SPEAKERS
 


Ingrid Hand - Excerise Rehabilitation Manager, Absolute Balance

As a Director and Complex Claims Specialist at Absolute Balance Ingrid assists with a wide variety of injury prevention and rehabilitation services focussing on new research and techniques to minimise risk factors within the workplace. Ingrid's experience with complex claims has assisted companies across many industries to reduce lost-time injuries within the workplace and encourage education, and engagement using biopsychosocial factor identification to establish a team-based approach to Work Cover claims. Ingrid's passion for research and learning stems from recent Doctor of Philosophy research into the effects of different rehabilitation techniques on recovery.


Mark Gibson - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Pain Options 
Mark is a Specialist Physiotherapist who works part time at Pain Options. He has over 15 years of clinical experience in the management of private and compensable patients. Mark has provided second opinion assessments for compensable bodies and private clients since 2013. He has a special interest in chronic and complex presentations, particularly around neck pain, whiplash and headaches.