Victorian Workers’ Compensation System – Independent Review

By |2020-09-26T12:21:03+10:00September 26th, 2020|work, Work / System, Workcover|

Would have been great if all injured workers labelled as 'complex cases' were notified of this survey participation call. Thank you to my twitter sister, Everyday AUSSIE @GalGeelong for letting me know. [...]

What it means to be believed

By |2017-12-11T09:18:41+11:00January 25th, 2017|My rants, system, work, Work / System, Workcover|

It means I rose above the monsters and didn't let them defeat me. They didn't get to keep something that belonged to me. Sadly they did destroy Theo's and my most valuable belonging - our home. I'll be adding to this post as the insurer responds to the Medical Panel Opinion which finally arrived and states:

Only because of their stupidity…

By |2017-12-11T09:18:41+11:00January 19th, 2017|My rants, system, work, Work / System, Workcover|

How can there be no simpler way to support an injured worker while they are attempting to return to work? It's disgraceful that any professional could see this process as an acceptable method for help. Of course I'm left to wonder if they're stupidity is indeed blinding them as Franz Kafka suggests.

My life as it is within Workers’ Compensation – it’s a dog’s breakfast

By |2017-12-11T09:18:42+11:00October 28th, 2016|My rants, Support, system, work, Work / System, Workcover|

In my current state of bewilderment, this may be the best way I can describe my life as it is today. I shouldn’t bag a dog’s breakfast, as unlike that which the workers’ [...]

Interactions Between Injured Workers and Insurers in Workers’ Compensation Systems: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research Literature.

By |2017-12-11T09:18:43+11:00August 16th, 2014|work, Work / System, Workcover|

Most research on the effects of compensation has concentrated on examining outcomes rather than considering the compensation process itself... The majority of interactions were negative and resulted in considerable psychosocial consequences for injured workers

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