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Your Complete Health & Wellbeing Partner

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Workplace Injuries

Our team of Doctors, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists can help you to manage workplace injuries from start to finish. Help your workers to remain productive at work and get fast access to medical care and rehabilitation, avoid ACC levy loading and the costs of lost time injuries.

Services include:

  • Injury Management
  • Medical review and certification
  • Return to work planning and support
  • Physiotherapy treatment

Counselling

Get the support you need to improve worker mental health, wellbeing & workplace relationships. Confidential employee and manager support.

Services include:

  • EAP – Confidential Mental health support from our Counsellors for workers with stress, anxiety or other mental health issues that are affecting work attendance, safety or performance.
  • Onsite counselling – support your staff with one of our counsellors onsite at your workplace
  • Workplace Coaching Programmes – Employee and manager support to improve health, wellbeing and interpersonal relationships

Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapists can help with workplace Injury treatment and rehabilitation, Sore backs / necks, sports injuries, niggles that won’t go away, stiff joints or arthritis, postural control, strength and conditioning.

Services include:

  • Workplace referrals for pain discomfort or workplace injuries – Fast access to treatment and manager communication to help workers recover while remaining at work where safe and managers are kept in the loop
  • Onsite Physiotherapy services – efficient and cost-effective treatment and advice direct to your workplace to improve worker health and function
  • ACC Injury or Private Physiotherapy treatment – contact us directly to come and see our physiotherapists to help with aches, pains, chronic conditions, or injury treatment/rehabilitation

Pre-employments

Pre-employment Medicals that are tailored to your business and job role significantly reduce hiring risk, saving you time and money. Our point of difference is that our Physios put the candidate through a physical capacity assessment for the specific job demands and our Doctors assess medical risk for the job role. We will provide practical management recommendations to the employer and advice to the candidates to increase hiring success You can expect prompt communication and a written report within 24hrs.

Services include:

  • Medical & Functional Risk Assessment: Physical capacity assessment specific for job role combined with medical assessment of health history to identify and communicate any increased risk for a specific job role
  • Comprehensive: includes medical, functional, base line lung function and hearing tests
  • Drug and alcohol screen optional in all assessments

Health Monitoring

A regulatory requirement under the HSWA2015 – Health Surveillance also known as Health Monitoring, Health Checks or Exposure Monitoring. This is the screening of an employees health in relation to workplace health hazards, commonly dust, noise, fumes, sprays, chemicals.

We can come to your worksite or see your staff in our clinic.

Services include:

  • Audiometry – hearing screening is required for noisy environments to detect early hearing loss and to prevent further damage
  • Spirometry – lung function testing is essential for dusty or fumy workplaces or for those who work with concrete, silica, or asbestos
  • Biological monitoring – urine screen for work with sprays and/or other hazardous substances
  • Baseline Testing – Best practice begins with a baseline assessment of an employee’s health to identify current function and any pre-existing deficits and should be undertaken within 4 weeks of employment commencing

Medical Reviews

Occupational Specialist Medical assessment and communication to manage mental/physical health or injury issues affecting work attendance, safety or productivity.

Services include:

  • Health and wellbeing review – helpful when capacity or performance issues are present in the workplace due to health and clarification, or assistance is needed to support this worker
  • Specialist fitness for work assessments – Specialist Doctor provides management advice, work restrictions and capacity including H&S advice, both in a report and verbally
  • Medicolegal Case Review – Appropriate when a health issue has been impacting work capacity for some time despite workplace support and rehabilitation attempts

H&S Training

Get the best quality Health and Wellbeing training by Health Professionals. Give your team the skills and knowledge they need to effectively support the mental and physical, health and safety of your staff.

Services include:

  • Mental Health First Aid – A 2.5 hour practical workshop to learn basic skills to Notice, Ask and Act to develop a workplace culture where mental health is understood, and wellbeing is supported in your workplace
  • Manual Handling Training – Understand the manual handling injuries relevant to your business. Learn optimal body mechanics and improve self-awareness with simple, practical advice to reduce injury risk
  • H&S presentations – Tailored Health and Safety presentations relevant to your workplace such as: Safe Start talks, Manual Handling and Body Awareness, Supporting Mental Health in the workplace and Working Safely with Dusts & Fumes

Workstation Assessments

A practical intervention with our Physiotherapists to optimise the way workers interact with their work tasks whether this be a computer, machine or a tool. The goal is to optimise body mechanics and efficiency to help workers remain comfortable and productive in their daily work.

Services include:

  • Individual or group education – Tailored to your workplace including optimal work habits, postures and practical things staff can do to minimise pain and discomfort
  • Individual worker injury advice + assessment – On the spot alterations as much as practical
  • Written report if desired – to document workstation changes, worker advice and any equipment recommendations
  • Posters, stretching programme and postural reminders for your workplace

How we care for your team

Hemisphere Health is your complete workplace health and wellbeing partner. Our services assess, promote and manage health & safety and provide practical and cost-effective health, wellbeing and injury solutions for businesses and their people.

Hemisphere Health is a diverse group of Specialist workplace Doctors, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Technicians and Counsellors all working together as one team to help you understand and solve the health issues that can affect your staff.

Our Counsellors and Coaches provide counselling services including EAP to support workers with personal issues affecting work, work stress affecting productivity, or work attendance.

Our Occupational Health Physiotherapists help you prevent injuries with practical workplace training and treatment for pain and discomfort early, reducing the likelihood of an ACC claim and/or lost time.

COACH your team to achieve a safe and healthy workplace

ASSIST to understand compliance responsibilities and legislations

REDUCE costs due to sickness and injury (ACC levies, fines and recruitment)

ENSURE effective management of hazards, risks, incidents and injuries

SUPPORT efficient recovery from injury or illness

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