Empowering Recovery: WorkCover Care at Hawthorn East Medical Clinic (HEMAC)

At HEMAC, our practitioners take on a pivotal role in managing the comprehensive care and rehabilitation of injured workers covered under WorkCover. We are dedicated to overseeing every aspect of your recovery journey, ensuring that you receive the support and assistance needed to facilitate a successful return to work.

Our responsibilities encompass various critical components, including:

  1. Primary Care of Your Injury: Our practitioners provide primary medical care for your injury, offering timely and effective treatments to address your specific needs. Whether it’s managing pain, conducting examinations, or administering therapies, we are committed to promoting your healing process.
  2. Observation and Review of Your Progression: We closely monitor your progress and regularly review your treatment outcomes to ensure that you are responding well to interventions. By closely tracking your recovery journey, we can make necessary adjustments to your treatment plan as needed, optimizing your rehabilitation efforts.
  3. Assessment of Your Work Capacity: Our practitioners assess your work capacity to determine your readiness to return to work safely. Through comprehensive evaluations, we gauge your physical and cognitive capabilities, taking into account any restrictions or limitations imposed by your injury.
  4. Supply of Certificates of Capacity to Work: We provide certificates of capacity to work in accordance with WorkSafe guidelines, ensuring that you have the necessary documentation to communicate your work status to relevant parties, including WorkSafe agents and employers.
  5. Safe and Appropriate Prescriptions: Our practitioners prescribe medications in compliance with WorkSafe pharmacy policies, prioritizing your safety and well-being. We ensure that any prescribed medications are suitable for your condition and aligned with WorkSafe regulations.
  6. Referrals to Other Healthcare Services: If additional healthcare services are required to support your recovery, we facilitate referrals to specialists or allied health professionals. This may include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, or psychological counseling, among others, to address specific aspects of your rehabilitation.
  7. Assistance in Return to Work: We actively assist you in your return-to-work journey, collaborating closely with your employer to facilitate a smooth transition back to the workplace. Through effective communication and liaison with your employer, we aim to support your successful reintegration into your job duties.

At HEMAC, we are committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to injured workers covered under WorkCover. Through our dedicated efforts and personalized approach, we strive to empower you on your path to recovery and help you regain optimal health and functionality.

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