Activities of Daily Living
June 30, 2011 and still in effect
Section 36 of the Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act") specifies that Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) may provide an injured worker with any health care assistance including services, devices, or equipment, necessary to grant relief from a work-related injury. The Act also states YWCHSB may pay for special expenses related to the work-related injury, as determined by YWCHSB.
This policy determines when YWCHSB will pay for special expenses designed to assist an injured worker with the activities of daily living that the worker was able to perform prior to the work-related injury. It clarifies the type of support that YWCHSB may provide to assist an injured worker, and how services will be monitored to ensure they meet the continuing needs of the worker.
Merits and Justice of the Case
Overview: Provision of Health Care Assistance
Duty to Co-Operate, Part 2 of 4: Roles and Responsibilities
Duty to Co-Operate, Part 4 of 4: Penalities for Non Co-Operation
Mitigation of Loss