Welcome to the Purple Co website. I'm Jo Muirhead, the owner and principal rehabilitation consultant.
As our tagline - Purpose for People - suggests, the Purple Co team and I are experienced consultants that are passionate about facilitating the return to work process for those who have suffered physical or psychological injury. We've become sought after for complex cases where return to work seems unlikely for most, and it's our passion to show clients that they can still find purposeful employment and restore purpose in their lives.
Purple Co is a team of specialised consultants who thrive on the outcomes we achieve for our clients. So much so that we also host a variety of training events for those in the industry to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing.
My Rehab Strikes Back video series documents my experiences as a rehab professional undergoing rehab. This rehabilitation journey for me is not over yet, but given I have already learned so much that will change the way I approach rehab with my own clients - my hope is, you too, will find insight in these videos and apply it to your own work in the industry. Click below to view. I hope you find them insightful and take away some key learnings.
More and more of our clients are coming to us with chronic fatigue conditions. Conditions like: Post-Cancer Fatigue Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Parkinson’s Multiple Sclerosis … and many more. Working with a client with fatigue requires a different approach – typically it’s a REALLY bad idea to start talking to your client about capacity upgrades and […]
Why is job search so fraught with difficulty in the return to work and rehabilitation space? I’ve been working in the return to work and rehabilitation space for some 20 years and it’s always been the same. There appears to be this incredible reluctance, resistance and, at times, avoidance of actual job seeking activity. However… […]