Fit For Work Service Launched

Rhyl City StrategyFit For Work Service

Michael Phillips Care Agency Ltd were pleased to be invited to the launch of the new “Fit for Work Service” last Wednesday 30th June at the Town Hall in Rhyl . The “Fit for Work Service is an innovative new project to encourage individual employee’s to return to work sooner following sickness under the new Fit for Work note provided by their GP.

This is an excellent service for employers and employee’s alike in the catchment’s area of the Rhyl City Strategy, which reaches as far as the Colwyn Bay area. Ways in which the Fit for Work service team can help individuals back into work include the following:

Provision of free and confidential support, to help people with health problems get back to work.

One to one appointment with a Case Manager.

Explanation of services offered and provision of an initial assessment of individual need.

Referral for appropriate intervention i.e. counselling, occupational therapy, debt advice, physiotherapy.

Regular communication from Case Manager to discuss progress and possible return to work.

Aftercare telephone call to customer on progress after returning to work.

This invaluable new service will be effective in assisting individual staff on sick leave back into their working environment in the shortest possible time. Employers are also able to access the services to make initial referrals and can be offered a range of free support to improve their workplace practices. If you think that the newly launched “Fit for Work Service” could be of interest to you, then you can find their contact details below:

Telephone: 01745 369561

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