MindBeacon’s Impact on Recovery & Return to Work

MindBeacon’s therapy is evidence-based and focuses on identifying and addressing functional impairment and return-to-work (RTW) barriers, important components that impact the length of claims and prevent relapse. ReedGroup integrates this program to prevent employees from self-diagnosing and accessing clinically inappropriate treatment, factors that may add to the length of the claim, worsen symptoms and functional … Continued

The Results of MindBeacon’s Return-to-Work Program

When we last checked in with MindBeacon’s therapists, Sandra was learning to introduce effective communication skills at work so that she felt equipped for productive conversations with her boss once she was ready to return. She began to learn to advocate for herself and discuss ways she could be supported to manage the increased target … Continued

MindBeacon’s Return-to-Work Program in Action

Effective return-to-work programs are essential to identifying and addressing RTW barriers and decreasing functional impairment. A MindBeacon therapist recently shared with us a success story featuring an employee whose mental health concerns and functional impairment caused her to take a leave of absence. This is Sandra’s story, a bank employee whose work-related anxiety and depression … Continued

How Do ReedGroup and MindBeacon Work Together?

You can put employees on a comprehensive care path during an absence, helping them to achieve their return-to-work goals. In partnership with MindBeacon, ReedGroup Canada identifies and addresses functional impairments, return-to-work barriers, and primary mental health concerns that contribute to an employee absence. We ensure efficient access to personalized treatment that focuses on reintegration into … Continued

MindBeacon and ReedGroup Partnership – Mental Health Support

Mental health claims continue to be an increasing concern for employers and their staff, so access to high-quality behavioural health care is even more vital. Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) is effective for many common conditions, including depression and anxiety, according to the Center for Addition and Mental Health[1]. Now, iCBT can help people on … Continued

Managing Pre-Existing Medical Conditions in the Workplace  

Old injuries, ongoing illnesses, chronic diseases, and medical conditions, non-occupational or occupational have been treated by workers’ compensation boards and insurers to be pre-existing conditions. Many people try to hide pre-existing medical conditions in the workplace, but in reality, most of us are impacted by such conditions while in the workforce[1]. Though common, claims of … Continued

Workers’ Compensation in Quebec: Navigating the Medical Model

Quebec’s Workers’ Compensation (WC) program, managed by the CNESST, operates in a unique way compared to other provinces and territories. Many of its distinct differences are particularly perplexing, making claims management in Quebec challenging. WC case management in Quebec is commonly considered more of a battle than a cooperative process. Its most challenging characteristic by … Continued

Metrics That Matter: What Performance Factors are Important for Leadership Teams Evaluating Their Absence Management Program?

Each day, we work with human resources representatives and health and safety managers to provide the support and guidance needed for their absence management programs. Our day-to-day contacts want to know that their absence management provider is a partner who operates as an extension of their company, working with them to improve and simplify the … Continued

Absence Management in the Retail Landscape

The retail industry is a dynamic industry that is seldom static.  Retailers are focused on their bottom line, and many overlook the importance of establishing and maintaining an effective absence management strategy. The retail workforce is extremely diverse, with demographics that reflect the varying ages of employees in this sector, from students, to working parents, … Continued