We provide two programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF): Work Conditioning and Work Hardening WorkLife (Industrial Rehabilitation).
The work conditioning program is an individualized, measurable and supervised exercise program with a goal of progressing to gainful employment. The focus is to improve an individual’s overall tolerance and endurance for physical work capacity in the sub-acute stage of recovery.
The work hardening program is an individualized, comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to restoring work-related function and returning an individual to gainful employment. Activities are focused on improving an individual’s overall activity tolerances, psychosocial well-being, vocational skills and physical work capacities. Task modification, physical conditioning, work simulation and education are the tools used to promote return to work.
Chris Miller, O.T.R./L. and program coordinator
Carolyn Gilliam, O.T.R./L., M.H.A. and Physical Medicine manger
Learn more about WorkLife therapists (PDF).
The multi-disciplinary WorkLife team maximizes gainful employment for Fairfield County and the surrounding region through high quality prevention, early intervention and injury management industrial rehabilitation services.
Work re-entry driven
Responsive to stakeholders’ needs
Keeping safety and education priority
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WorkLife services are offered at the Outpatient Therapy Services/SportsClinic/WorkLife office, which is located in the Kroger shopping center on East Main Street in Lancaster, Ohio.
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: 1143 East Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Contact: Phone (740) 687-8688 Fax: (740) 687-8857
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