IPAR Acquires Victorian DES Provider Working Arrangements

wateamIPAR is delighted to announce the acquisition of highly respected Victorian Disability Employment Services (DES) provider Working Arrangements.

Working Arrangements has been providing staffing solutions for more than 20 years across the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne, offering temporary, contract and permanent recruitment services to a wide range of industries.

The team’s DES program aims to work with employers, organisations and allied professionals to increase employment opportunities for people who are not in work due to ill health, disability or disadvantage. These services are delivered from their head office in Dandenong, with outreach services in Blackburn, Moorabbin and Prahran.

Brian Rohde, Managing Director of Working Arrangements, is exciting about the new opportunities that will present as Working Arrangements becomes part of the IPAR team.

“We are very excited to be joining IPAR. The extra resources and support that are on offer will enable us to help even more people to get work and becoming part of a larger organisation means more professional development and career opportunities for our people.”

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Working Arrangements can be contacted at:

1/85 Foster Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Phone: 03 9792 9957

IPAR acquires Total Health & Rehab, Darwin

THR_Logo 2_DA_7We are delighted to announce our expansion into the Northern Territory with the acquisition of Darwin allied health and vocational rehabilitation provider Total Health and Rehab.

Total Health and Rehab (originally Darwin Occupational Therapy Clinic) commenced operations at the Darwin Private Hospital as a sole private practice in 1991, led by Terina Saunders, Occupational Therapist. Terina was nominated for the NT Telstra Business Women Awards in 1999 and won both the NT Westpac Business Owner Award and the prestigious NT Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

Combining Total Health and Rehab and IPAR will benefit both businesses, providing a national support structure for Total Health and Rehab and a new suite of service offerings for their customers, while enhancing IPAR’s ability to provide truly national services to our customers and bringing extensive experience and knowledge of the Top End business and government environment.

For further information regarding Total Health and Rehab, please visit www.thr.com.au

 

IPAR acquires Incorporating Ergonomics

Incorpoating Ergonomics_Sml Logo-02IPAR has expanded into the ACT market with the acquisition of Canberra firm Incorporating Ergonomics.

Incorporating Ergonomics has provided an extensive range of injury prevention and injury management services to government and private enterprise in the ACT for the past 16 years.

The acquisition by IPAR will significantly strengthen both businesses, providing a national support structure and a new suite of service offerings for Incorporating Ergonomics, while expanding IPAR’s geographic footprint and enhancing service provision to national customers.

David Sagar, Managing Director of IPAR, states “moving into the ACT has been a big focus of our expansion plans this year, and acquiring such a well established business as Incorporating Ergonomics provided us with the ideal opportunity.”

“We are very pleased that Jenny Kerr, Director of Incorporating Ergonomics, will be staying on as our Manager for ACT, providing another level of depth and experience to our management team.”

The acquisition of Incorporating Ergonomics means IPAR has one of the largest geographic footprints in the market, with over 18 branches across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the ACT, with further expansion also planned.

To find out more about Incorporating Ergonomics, please go to www.ergonomic.com.au

IPAR Acquires Accent Group based in Penrith

           

IPAR and Accent Group are delighted to announce that on 1st July 2012 IPAR acquired the Accent Group of businesses. Accent are a leading Penrith based workplace rehabilitation,  injury prevention and clinical services provider.

Accent has an 18 year history of providing tailored injury prevention, OHS, occupational rehabilitation, Human Resource and health care services to clients in the Greater Western Sydney and Mountains region. For the last 3 years Accent has also provided important paediatric early intervention services for children with Cerebral Palsy and Autism through their Konfident Kids brand.

The acquisition of Accent by IPAR significantly strengthens both businesses. It further enhances IPAR’s NSW footprint and suite of services, whilst also enabling Accent’s ability to deliver it’s products and programs around Australia.

IPAR are particularly pleased to announce all Accent Staff will transitioning to IPAR and Accent’s Managing Director, Daniel De Paoli will be continuing with IPAR and be responsible for managing the Penrith team as well as rolling out clinical services across the broader IPAR footprint. This appointment significantly strengthen IPAR’s management depth and enhances IPAR’s service provision to our national customers.

More information about Accent and Konfident Kids can be found at their websites: www.accentonhealth.com.au and  www.konfidentkids.com.au

IPAR enters Western Australia through Acquisition of Active Injury Management

IPAR and Active Injury Management are delighted to announce that on 16th December 2011 IPAR Rehabilitation Pty Ltd acquired Active Injury Management, a leading Perth based workplace rehabilitation and injury prevention provider.

Active Injury Management (Active) has a 15 year history of providing tailored injury prevention, OHS, occupational rehabilitation, recruitment and health care services to clients in the Perth metropolitan region. You can find out more about active at http://www.activeinjmgt.com.au/

The acquisition of Active by IPAR significantly strengthens both businesses. It enhances IPAR’s national geographical footprint and suite of services, whilst also enabling Active’s capability to deliver it’s products and programs around Australia.

IPAR are particularly pleased to announce that Active’s Managing Director Kylie Forrest will take the role of WA State Manager for IPAR and Active. We believe that this appointment will significantly strengthen IPAR’s management depth and enhance and enable service provision to our national customers.

If you would like any further information, or would like to understand how Active and IPAR can help your business in the WA market, please contact IPAR managing Director David Sagar on 03 8648 0900 or at dsagar@ipar.com.au

IPAR NSW Footprint expands

IPAR are delighted to be able to announce that we are now able to service much of Northern regional NSW.

Through our recent acquisition of Health and Safety Solutions in Newcstle and the opening of our Tamworth and Taree branches IPAR’s reach to provide workplace rehabilitation and injury prevention services has increased signifcantly.

These branches mean we are now able to service Newcastle, mid coast, mid north coast, Hunter, New England, Tamworth and Dubbo regions.

Keep watching as we continue to expand on the back of our ability to provide high quality, outcome focussed servcies for our clients.

For more information please contact IPAR at rehab@ipar.com.au

IPAR Acquires Health and Safety Solutions

IPAR and Health and Safety Solutions are delighted to announce that on 30th September 2010 IPAR acquired Health and Safety Solutions.

Health and Safety Solutions (HSS) has a 7 year history of providing tailored injury prevention, OHS, occupational rehabilitation and health care services to clients on in the Newcastle and Hunter areas and has recently expanded to the NSW mid coast.

The acquisition of HSS by IPAR significantly strengthens both businesses as it significantly enhances IPAR’s NSW scale, geographical footprint and suite of services while also improving HSS’ footprint to enable delivery of it’s products and programs around Australia.

www.hssolutions.com.au

IPAR Rehabilitation Acquires Fit For Life Consulting

IPAR Rehabilitation and Fit for Life Consulting are delighted to announce that on 26/3/2010 IPAR Rehabilitation Pty Ltd acquired all capital in Fit for Life Consulting.

IPAR Rehabilitation is a fast growing, specialist national occupational rehabilitation and return-to-work service provider which started in Melbourne in 2003 and now has over 50 staff in 4 states. IPAR has a proven track record of delivering cost effective outcomes for the customers in both rehabilitation and injury prevention services.

Fit For Life has a 15 year history of providing tailored injury prevention services for clients on a national basis and has developed a number of proprietary injury prevention and injury management products and tools for use by employers.

The acquisition of Fit For Life by IPAR significantly strengthens both businesses as it improves Fits for Life’s footprint to enable delivery of it’s products and programs around Australia at the same time as significantly enhancing IPAR’s suite of injury prevention services and products; in particular the addition of the Strong4Life™ and Stretch4Life programs.

Fit for Life customers will notice no difference to the service they receive. Tim Elvery, Paul Knott and Gayle Rampling remain integral to the Fit For Life programs and products and will continue to be key contacts for you.

If you would like to find out more information regarding IPAR Rehabilitation please contact Tim Elvery (07 3630 4940 or 3105 1444), David Sagar (03 8648 0900) or go to our website at www.ipar.com.au.