Return-to-Work Programme

 

The Return-to-Work (RTW) Division specializes in rehabilitating disabled persons and workers who have suffered workplace injuries or occupational diseases to improve their quality of life. After receiving physical and mental rehabilitation based on biopsychosocial concepts from medical professionals, the person will then receive support from his/her case manager to return to the workforce.

Rehabilitation services are available at the SOCSO Rehabilitation Centre in Melaka or 146 rehabilitation centres approved by SOCSO throughout Malaysia. Please visit here for more information.

The rehabilitative treatments provided include:


 
Return-to-Work Programme
Therapy for breathing, movement, cardiac, neurological, and sensory problems

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Speech therapy

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Burn therapy

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Pain management

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Psychological counselling

 

Case managers will refer cases to the Work Therapy Unit if the patient needs occupational therapy to enable them to perform their normal tasks at work. Case managers will also recommend that patients receive prosthetic devices and vocational training if required.

Case managers assist with:


 
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Seeking occupational therapy

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Recommending prosthetics or mobility aids

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Vocational training

 
Return-to-Work Programme
Job placement

 
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Personalized workplace support