Functional Capacity Evaluation (Information for Employers)

What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)?

Man's arms laying bricks around a patioA functional capacity evaluation is a comprehensive and objective assessment completed by a Matheson Functional Capacity Evaluator with education and training in the areas of functional evaluation and physical assessment. The functional capacity evaluation focuses on identifying physical abilities and functional limitations as they relate to the employee’s specific job duties and activities of daily living.

Why choose CORE Medical Centre for your employee’s evaluation?

CORE Medical Centre is equipped with the latest Matheson functional capacity evaluation equipment and software. The assessment tools reliability and validity have been peer reviewed, and results are compared to normative standards.

Why are Functional Capacity Evaluations Conducted?

    Medical / Legal Cases
  • Workers Compensation claims
  • Return to work plans
  • Rehabilitation programs
  • Determining the need for ergonomic equipment or work modifications
  • Court cases
  • Insurance claims

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