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Injury management advisory service

For: Employers and managers

Comcare offers an injury management advisory service.

This service helps rehabilitation case managers, supervisors, workplace rehabilitation providers and employees with a workers' compensation claim.

Purpose of the service

This injury management advisory service, sometimes referred to as IMAS, operates to:

  • help return employees safely back to work following an injury or illness.
  • improve return to work rates.
  • build skill and knowledge about managing injury.
  • develop ways of improving rehabilitation and early intervention.

Who can access the service

The service is available to organisations in the Comcare scheme.

The service is used mainly by:

  • employers who are responsible for the rehabilitation of employees.
  • others involved in the rehabilitation of an injured or ill employee.

Advice offered

Injury management advisers can:

  • develop approaches to help injured or ill employees return to health and to work..
  • help recognise and promote rehabilitation and injury management practices that support employees to return to health and to work.
  • participate in case conferences to better manage rehabilitation in complex claims.
  • deliver education sessions to improve the knowledge and capability of rehabilitation case managers.
  • identify potential high-risk claims and help create strategies to ensure rehabilitation is managed well.
  • help with questions or issues about rehabilitation and return to work.

How to access the service

To speak with an injury management adviser:

We welcome your questions and are here to help you.

Page last reviewed: 14 December 2020
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Date printed 02 Dec 2021