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How can the rehabilitation planning process at the workplace be improved? A qualitative study from employers perspective

Larsson, A and Gard, Gunvor LU (2003) In Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 13(3). p.169-181
Abstract
The aim of this study was to describe employers experiences of a work rehabilitation planning process at the workplace and how it can be improved according to quality and cost-effectiveness. Qualitative interviews were performed with 10 employers of employees that had participated in in vocational rehabilitation at a rehabilitation centre in the north of Sweden.The results showed that employers were interested in detecting work rehabilitation needs and taken action early. Rehabilitation at the workplace could be improved by development of routines,improved work relations and work technique and environment in-service training at the workplaces.Prevention was perceived as a prerequisite for a good result of rehabilitation.Attention to social... (More)
The aim of this study was to describe employers experiences of a work rehabilitation planning process at the workplace and how it can be improved according to quality and cost-effectiveness. Qualitative interviews were performed with 10 employers of employees that had participated in in vocational rehabilitation at a rehabilitation centre in the north of Sweden.The results showed that employers were interested in detecting work rehabilitation needs and taken action early. Rehabilitation at the workplace could be improved by development of routines,improved work relations and work technique and environment in-service training at the workplaces.Prevention was perceived as a prerequisite for a good result of rehabilitation.Attention to social and geographic conditions are needed. (Less)
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Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation
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169 - 181
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Springer
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1053-0487
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10.1023/A:1024953218252
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  author       = {Larsson, A and Gard, Gunvor},
  issn         = {1053-0487},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {169--181},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  title        = {How can the rehabilitation planning process at the workplace be improved? A qualitative study from employers perspective},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1024953218252},
  volume       = {13},
  year         = {2003},
}