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Overpaid benefits cannot be recover...

19th December 2009

Earlier this month the Court of Appeal ruled that the secretary of state for work and pensions cannot recover overpayments of social security benefits through the courts in cases where the claimant is not at fault. Earlier this month the Court of Appeal ruled that the secretary of state for work and pensions cannot recover overpayments of social se...

CMSUK Conference highlights Novembe...

19th December 2009

Sam Harris has kindly provided us with the highlights for all the speakers from this years conferenceDay 1 November 19th 20009.Carol Chantler  - opening2009 - Standards  have been updated. Working toward accreditation with CARF  and raising profile internationally. Fits Case Manager of year award.1010 - Work towards accreditation, ce...

CMSUK Case Manager of the Year Awar...

19th December 2009

We were very pleased to award the Case Manager of the Year award to Ann Marie Murphy who works for SalusAnn Marie Murphy is an NHS health professional and Case Manager with over 8 years experience working in the National Health Service.  Ann Marie graduated with a BA Psychology (Hons) degree from Strathclyde University, Glasgow before going on...

The Equality Bill and people with d...

11th December 2009

Another interesting view on current affairs regarding disabilities by John Armstrong from Benefits Now. The Equality Bill is currently making its way through Parliament so this seems a good time to consider what it says and how things may be improved for disabled people in the future. It may be argued that the Disability Discrimination Act has...

6th October 2009

6th October 2009

The majority of Rehabilitation Case Managers are responsible for not only coordinating the treatment and rehabilitation to assist Rehabilitation Clients (employee with injury or health condition) back to work, following accident or ill health, but they also cross the lines into the return to work management and the role of Vocational Rehabilitation...

Differentiating Between Accident an...

29th September 2009

Dr Kim Whitaker from Blackpool has been very kind to provide this very interesting article on psychological issues for the very young.DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN ACCIDENT AND NON- ACCIDENT FACTORS IN PRE -SCHOOL ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIMS INTRODUCTION Children of all ages are involved in road traffic accidents. Fortunately, most of these accidents are not s...

DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN ACCIDENT AN...

29th September 2009

DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN ACCIDENT AND NON- ACCIDENT FACTORS IN PRE -SCHOOL ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIMS INTRODUCTION Children of all ages are involved in road traffic accidents. Fortunately, most of these accidents are not severe and most children recover from the psychological effects of road traffic accidents within the first three months. Par...

Vocation Unwrapped: the Parachute M...

14th September 2009

Marietta Birkholtz discusses the approaches influenced by Richard Bolles, author of What Colour is your ParachuteVocation Unwrapped: the Parachute ModelIt is rare in life to come across a person whose humanity, warmth and wisdomis so tremendous that something inside ourselves is forever changed.  For me, Richard Bolles is such a person. ...

14th September 2009

Vocation Unwrapped: the Parachute Model It is rare in life to come across a person whose humanity, warmth and wisdomis so tremendous that something inside ourselves is forever changed.  For me, Richard Bolles is such a person.  He is the author of the best-selling careers guide What Colour is your Parachute, and I had the privilege o...

Peters v East Midlands Strategic He...

31st July 2009

Posted on 01-07-09 Freeth Cartwright Website. NEWS FLASH: House of Lords refuses Defence permission to appeal in landmark Peters case. Permission for the Defendants to appeal to the House of Lords has been refused which means that the law is as stated by the Court of Appeal i.e. A claimant is entitled as of right to damages from the t...

UKRC Stakeholder Event

31st July 2009

UKRC Stakeholder Event The UKRC Stakeholder Event was attended by a variety of representatives from across the field of rehabilitation.  As well as case management companies, insurers and personal injury lawyers, there were attendees from health and safety, occupational health, universities, Job Centre Plus, Pathways to Work, NHS, and Mac...