Working With Long Covid: Research Evidence To Inform Support

Working With Long Covid: Research Evidence To Inform Support

An estimated 1.3 million people (1.9% of the population) were experiencing self-reported long COVID as at October 2021. The prevalence and impact of long COVID is emerging as a significant concern and needs ongoing attention from people professionals.
In order to provide timely and appropriate support it is necessary to develop a deeper insight into the experience of those with long COVID in the workplace. This report provides important evidence to help organisations understand more about long COVID as a long-term fluctuating health condition. It includes insights from individuals who have direct experience of the condition, as well as the views and learnings from HR, health professionals and managers on the measures that can best support people to manage their symptoms and stay in work.

Working With Long Covid: Research Evidence To Inform Support

Date Published
Tue, 08 Feb 2022
Publisher
CIPD
Reference
CIPD. (2022) Working with long COVID: Research evidence to inform support. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Website
https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/relations/absence/long-covid-report
Categories
Keywords
COVID-19, Long COVID, Return to Work, Adjustments, Sickness

An estimated 1.3 million people (1.9% of the population) were experiencing self-reported long COVID as at October 2021. The prevalence and impact of long COVID is emerging as a significant concern and needs ongoing attention from people professionals.
In order to provide timely and appropriate support it is necessary to develop a deeper insight into the experience of those with long COVID in the workplace. This report provides important evidence to help organisations understand more about long COVID as a long-term fluctuating health condition. It includes insights from individuals who have direct experience of the condition, as well as the views and learnings from HR, health professionals and managers on the measures that can best support people to manage their symptoms and stay in work.

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