Treatment Plans and Guidelines
Guidelines for Rehabilitation Providers
- MAIC guidelines for Compulsory Third Party (CTP) rehabilitation providers: (PDF 3,350 K) These guidelines, updated in 2012 provide background information and guidance for rehabilitation providers who provide services within the Qld CTP scheme.
- Clinical Framework for the Delivery of Health Services. Endorsed by MAIC and widely supported by Australian allied health professional associations and compensable bodies, this clinical framework outlines five principles to guide the delivery of health services.
- Provider Treatment Plan - Physical: This physical treatment plan is user-friendly and facilitates outcome focused, evidenced based treatment. Please use the print version (PDF 90 K) if handwriting the plan. Alternatively use the interactive version (PDF 635 K) if completing online.
- Quick Guide- Physical (PDF 75 K): This one page Quick Guide is designed to assist providers when completing a 'Treatment Plan - Physical'.
- Outcome Measures: Examples of commonly used outcome measures that may be used by physical treatment providers.
- Provider Treatment Plan - Psychological: This psychological treatment plan is user-friendly and aims to facilitate treatment goals with specific functional outcomes. It is available in a print version (PDF 80 K) and an interactive version (PDF 500 K).
- Quick Guide - Psychological (PDF 75 K): This one page Quick Guide is designed to assist providers when completing a 'Treatment Plan - Psychological'.
- To submit a treatment plan or discuss a claimant's rehabilitation; contact the relevant licensed insurer.
Work Training Guidelines
- CTP Work Training Guidelines (PDF 805 K): These guidelines aim to assist Compulsory Third Party insurers, providers, claimants and host employers to develop work training programs and seek insurance coverage via MAIC. Interactive work training application forms are available separately below.
Important: Please read the above guidelines before completing the necessary forms.
Rehabilitation Information for the CTP Scheme
- Road to Recovery - Rehabilitation following a motor vehicle accident: This brochure is designed to assist you if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Queensland and you have lodged a CTP insurance claim.
- Rehabilitation Standards for CTP Insurers: The Commission has developed these standards in consultation with insurers and health professionals to meet one of the key objectives of the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 - "to promote and encourage, as far as practicable, the rehabilitation of claimants who sustain personal injury because of motor vehicle accidents".
- Rehabilitation Decision Making Tool: (PDF 190 K) This tool has been developed as a guide to assist insurers in making decisions on funding reasonable and appropriate rehabilitation. It includes factors to consider and a flow chart that details key steps and time frames in the decision making process.
- Whiplash Injury Recovery - a Self Help Guide: This booklet is designed to aid the recovery of people with a whiplash injury and to supplement care being provided by a health professional. The second edition is now available.
- A University of Queensland whiplash website provides evidence based information about whiplash injury management for the general public and health care professionals. This resource is designed to enhance rehabilitation outcomes for people with whiplash injury through the provision of high quality information. The site provides summaries of current evidence for and against specific whiplash treatments and will be continually updated by University of Queensland research staff to enable best practice outcomes.
- Be part of a current research study by the University of Queensland. Participate in their On-Line Survey: Driving After a whiplash Injury. It takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.
- MAA guidelines for the Management of Acute Whiplash Associated Disorder. These guidelines have been developed by the Motor Accident Authority (NSW) and updated in 2007.
- MAC clinical guidelines for the Best Practice Management of Acute and Chronic Whiplash Associated Disorders. These guidelines have been developed for the Motor Accident Commission, South Australia and published in 2008.
- National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Information Sheets (1-5): Information on acute low back pain, acute thoracic pain, acute neck pain, acute shoulder pain and anterior knee pain.
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Last reviewed 16 November 2012