ORS Blog

Workplace Bullying: How Psychology Can Help by Dr Julie Hepworth

According to the Fair Work Commission, Australia, bullying in the workplace happens when: A person or group of people repeatedly …

The Role of Men and the Narrative of Violence Towards Women by Jamie Charlesworth

Violence towards women takes place across all cultures and corners of civilisation. Abuse is targeted, deliberate and insidious, typically experienced …

Importance of Factoring in all Components of Health – Physical and Mental by David Woodward

Covid-19 has impacted us all globally with travel restrictions, isolation, and social distancing, changing the way we live including our …

Participation. Inclusion. Independence. by George Tyler , Regional Manager – Occupational Therapy Services

Participation – Inclusion – Independence – such powerful words, and the theme for this year’s National OT Week. As OTs …

Caring for Someone with Cancer, Caring for YourSelf by Dr Julie Hepworth, Senior Psychologist – ORS

Every day in Australia, around 65 women are told they have breast or a gynaecological cancer (Cancer Council, 2021). The …

Re-emerging from lockdown: Courage, calm and compassion by Dr Julie Hepworth, Senior Psychologist – ORS

For now, COVID-19 is sticking around, and with Australia “living with the virus” and re-emerging from lockdown, what implications are …

Common questions about Rehabilitation by Dr Geoff Waghorn, Senior Innovation and Research Consultant for ORS part 4

What if I have difficulty getting on with my rehabilitation consultant? Mutual respect and a sense of partnership can help …

Common questions about Rehabilitation by Dr Geoff Waghorn, Senior Innovation and Research Consultant for ORS part 3

Will I be able to choose the type of jobs that I attempt, or choose the location of the jobs …

Common questions about Rehabilitation by Dr Geoff Waghorn, Senior Innovation and Research Consultant for ORS part 2

What are my rights if I agree to participate in vocational rehabilitation? Although your rights may not be explicitly stated …

Common questions about Rehabilitation by Dr Geoff Waghorn, Senior Innovation and Research Consultant for ORS part 1

  People who need help with employment following a serious injury, health condition, disability, or adverse event, may be offered …