CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at 1356.cupe.ca This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Thursday, May 05, 2005

Rehabilitation of Patients - CIHI Report

From experience gained from assisting injured workers, the results here seem to be at odds to the reality of all those debilitating injuries of workers. There are many workers waiting months or years to go through the hoops to achieve the results that this report expounds.

If one only examines those cases which have sustained a traumatic injury that immediately requires hospitalization the statistics may hold true. Those of the walking wounded that would often recover more fully, with much reduced pain and pain-killers, and reduced loss of muscle mass clearly have been ignored in compiling this report.

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