Ridgeway has been providing Disability Management services to clients in Southern Ontario for more than 30 years. Ridgeway is able to manage these services for clients independently, or in collaboration with its clients’ employees, including Occupational Health nurses and HR professionals.
Dr. Allan Rosenfeld reviews the files of all employees whose long-term disability benefits are ending to determine if they are fit and safe to return to work.
Dr. Allan Rosenfeld adjudicates all short-term disability claims and accommodation requests according to a protocol developed with his decades of experience.
Using his 35+ years of experience as a family doctor and occupational physician, Dr. Rosenfeld recommends return to work plans that balance the medical needs of the employee with the occupational needs of the employer.
Ridgeway’s case managers are consistently taking proactive and collaboratives steps to support the employee’s quick recovery and early return-to-work. All of our case managers are health professionals with expertise in optimized health treatments, goal-oriented planning, effective resource use, and mental health recovery support.
Our case managers’ responsibilities include:
Ridgeway’s approach to disability management is grounded in the following five principles: