A rehabilitation plan under SRCA, MRCA or VVRS for a client considering self employment may include the following:
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The workplace assessment may also include advice regarding modification of either the work station or equipment to be used by the client, or the provision of aids, appliances or other materials. This help for the client should be arranged as soon as possible after the injury or in readiness for their return to work.
Designed by psychologists, psychometric assessments are used to assess a person's abilities, personality, motivations, values and interests under standardised conditions in line with a particular role. There are many different types of assessment all with the aim of helping the assessor build an overall profile of the client and, importantly, how that client might fit within a specific workplace.
Psychometric assessments typically fall into two categories: aptitude tests and personality inventories.
DVA's rehabilitation approach
DVA's approach to rehabilitation is much broader than just treatment to promote physical recovery from an injury or illness related to service in the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
DVA uses a whole of person approach to rehabilitation which can be best explained by the following definition of rehabilitation used by the Australian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine: