Case report: A work simulation program for a manual worker with a fracture injury
Job analysis; Job capacity evaluation; Vocational rehabilitation; Work hardening
Work rehabilitation programs targeting different client groups are available in nearly all major hospital occupational therapy departments in Hong Kong. Clients receiving work rehabilitation are referred from various out-patient clinics and other occupational therapists. Those clients experience limitation in work after their injuries or diseases and plan to return to work after rehabilitation. Program objectives are 1) to assist clients to reach maximum work capacity as rapidly as possible 2) to ensure clients return to work safely 3) to improve clients' work readiness. This case report describes an individualized work simulation program at a general hospital in Hong Kong provided for a typical client who is preparing to return to his worker role. Specific job analysis, goals and program rationale for the client are discussed.
Chan, C., & Chow, J. (2000). Case report: A work simulation program for a manual worker with a fracture injury. Work, 14 (3). Retrieved from https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/smhs_anesth_facpubs/538