4.5.41 Rehabilitation at Home

WorkSafe can pay the reasonable costs of Rehabilitation at Home when required as a result of a work-related An injury/disease is work related if it arose out of or in the course of employment and the scope of employment. injury or illness. This service aims to facilitate an early discharge from hospital, transition to home and act as an alternative to inpatient stays for workers.

Prior approval is not required for Rehabilitation at Home.

Approval will be required where the service will go beyond 8 weeks or the package will cost more than $3,000.


See: Rehabilitation at home | Reference guide

The policy includes:

  • what WorkSafe will and will not pay for
  • information required for approval

Please note that while meals may be paid for under the Rehabilitation at Home program (where clinically appropriate), WorkSafe does not pay for weightloss programs or food/meal replacement services. Please refer to the Dietetic Policy for any requests outside of the Rehabilitation at Home program.

Current approved providers
Fee schedule

WorkSafe publish a fee schedule for the maximum payment rates for programs.

See: Fee Schedule for Rehabilitation at Home

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