You are not alone if you feel unprepared for trying to stay at work with an injury or illness. The experts at Vermont RETAIN know how unsettling this is -- and can make it easier for you to navigate the maze of medical treatment, recuperation, and return to work!
Support is a phone call away
Your own personal Care Coordinatoris standing by to help you sort out how you can safely and successfully work during an injury or illness. They can: • Tell you about the processes, rights, benefits, and services available to help you get back to work and stay employed • Teach you how to design your own path for returning to work or staying at work • Coordinate with your doctor, employer, and insurer (if any) to get questions answered and resolve problems • Assist your doctor in getting you the treatment and services you need to get back on your feet as quickly as possible • If needed, we can work with your employer to help arrange work solutions such as temporary adjustments to your usual job, longterm accommodations by your employer, assistance finding a new job, and vocational rehabilitation
We provide a one-hour class, available online, that covers everything you need to know about working when you have an injury or illness. Come learn about processes, rights, benefits, and services that can optimize your ability to work.
How do I contact you?
You or your healthcare provider can call us directly at 802-495-6173or email us at MaryHelen.Bentley@partner.vermont.gov We look forward to helping you.