An initial needs assessment allows companies to evaluate the treatment and or rehabilitation needs of workers who have been involved in a work related or non work related injury, or who have experienced an illness causing work incapacity.
When there are physical, psychosocial, and or medical barriers adversely impacting a worker’s ability to return to work, KINNECT’s Initial Needs Assessment will provide the rehabilitation framework to guide the worker to a successful return to work.
Employers engaging KINNECT to conduct an Initial Needs Assessment will see a reduction in the cost of absenteeism due to sickness, litigation and insurance premiums in addition to increased workplace productivity and culture.
- An objective report outlining an injured workers current functional capacity and recommendations regarding rehabilitation needs and/or return to work
- Objective and demonstrated capacity as well as the individuals subjective and reported capacity
- Outline of any inconsistencies in reported and demonstrated capacity
- Detailed plan on how to implement the recommendations
The goal of an initial needs assessment is to provide clear recommendations that will facilitate a return to work or return to activities of daily living following injury or illness.
KINNECT can provide Initial Needs Assessments in any of the following locations and suburbs within 2 hours.
- Gold Coast
- Sunshine Coast