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Understanding the importance of work

As a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant I have seen the difficulties encountered by employees trying to manage work and their health condition. Their desire to maintain or return to work is often hampered by physical and psychological difficulties but with support from Work Fit and encouragement from their Employer it is possible to make that transition back into work. To support employees I assess an individuals functional capabilities and/or barriers for a return to work. I consider the environment for effects upon their health and working ability. This Bio-psychosocial approach enables a comprehensive view of the individual, the workplace, and the social context (Waddell & Burton 2004

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Veronica Ball  BSc OT

Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant

 

Health Care Professions Council

REG : OT25245

 

M :  07872 300 770

E :  VeronicaBall@workfit.org.uk

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