Rehabilitation Model of Care for Injured and/or Ill Nurses in Victoria

The Rehabilitation Model of Care for Injured and/or Ill Nurses in Victoria provides a framework for improving and streamlining the management of workplace injury and illness. The model is based on a holistic, multi-faceted approach that is targeted towards employers, nurses and others who participate and/or play a role in the rehabilitation and return to work of injured and/or ill nurses.

The model aims to deliver better health, rehabilitation and return to work outcomes for injured and/or ill nurses and their employers.

The model is intended to directly benefit nurses and employers by facilitating:

  • better communication between all parties
  • optimal recovery from work-related injury
  • early, safe and sustainable return to work
  • prompt resolution and minimisation of disputes
  • reduced economic impact
  • improved workplace morale
  • increased productivity.

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