Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board

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Policies

Policy CL-55 - Complementary Treatments

Effective Dates

July 12, 2005 to July 8, 2008

Series

Claims

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to provide principles and guidelines to decision makers, injured workers, employers and medical service providers on the use of complementary treatments. This policy is to be used in conjunction with Policy CS - 11 Rehabilitation Policy.

The board recognizes that the basic goal of care is to restore the disabled worker to all possible functional activities, for the purpose of returning to work as soon as possible. The board may provide access to such treatment as is necessary to overcome the effects of work-related disabilities as much as possible.