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GP Case Conferencing

GP Case Conferencing: Enhancing Return to Work Outcomes

At Specialised Health, we understand the importance of a collaborative approach in the management of Return to Work (RTW) programmes. One of the key elements of this approach is GP case conferencing. This practice involves holding a structured meeting between multiple parties on a case, typically the General Practitioners (GPs), Rehabilitation Providers (RPs) and us, […]

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Rehab Providers and Occupational Therapists – Do you want to know capacity without having to ask for it?

Visualise assembling an intricate gadget without a full set of instructions, or building a house with half a blueprint! Just like these scenarios, we understand that as an OT or Rehab Provider, designing a comprehensive rehabilitation or return-to-work plan without all the necessary details is equally challenging.   We understand the unique challenges you face.

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An 8-Week Transformation: Overcoming Anxiety to Re-engage in Work

In the sphere of mental health in occupational rehab, the narrative often touches on the profound struggles individuals face when anxiety impedes their professional lives.    The journey from recognising these challenges to overcoming them is significant and impactful, especially when viewed through the lens of an 8-week transformative program. As was the case for

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Identifying Ideal Candidates for Exercise Physiology (EP): Navigating Your Case List

As a case manager, you’re well aware of the diverse challenges and needs that each of your clients presents. It’s a balancing act, determining the best course of action for their rehabilitation journey. In this space, we’re delving into the world of Exercise Physiology (EP) and exploring how to identify which clients on your case

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Enhancing Return-to-Work (RTW) Processes with Exercise Physiology. A Strategic Approach for Employers

In today’s fast-paced business environment, maintaining a productive workforce is paramount. However, when employees take leave due to injuries or health issues, the disruption can have a significant impact on a company’s operations and finances.    This is where the integration of exercise physiology into return-to-work (RTW) processes becomes a game changer for employers. This

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Biometrics. A Valuable Tool in Invisible Illness?

In the ever-evolving landscape of health and wellness, the term “biometrics” has been popping up more and more. In fact, wearable technology is projected to be the leading fitness trend in 2024 according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)!   These devices, often in the form of fitness watches, chest straps, or even

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Three Reasons Psychologists Should Pick Up Our Calls

Ah yes, a “Multidisciplinary Team”, the all golden approach to rehabilitation. If we could bet on anything when it comes to all condition-specific recommendations, it is that a multidisciplinary approach will be in there – and we are all about it! In 2023, 20% of our total referrals were for mental health. This percentage is

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Exercise Physiology Explained

Exercise Physiology Explained

Exercise physiology boasts a long history, marked by the publication of its first dedicated textbook in 1888 (1). However, it’s in the last 40 years that the field has really grown.Notably, research outputs have surged, professional bodies have solidified their presence, and exercise physiologists are increasingly valued in the realms of health and rehabilitation (2,3). 

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Self Management: The Real End Goal 🎯

If we’ve done our job right, our clients won’t need us forever. Now, if we’re strictly looking at this from a business perspective, it might not be the most optimal model. But hey, we’re not just about business—we’re in the business of health and function! And trust us, this is the ultimate model for long-term

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