Managing And Supporting Employees With Long-Term Health Conditions: Guide For People Professionals

Managing And Supporting Employees With Long-Term Health Conditions: Guide For People Professionals

Over 15 million people live with a long-term health condition in the UK1 and in 2019/20, there were 32.5 million estimated working days lost due to work-related ill health2. Having good management practices gives employee the best chance of staying in work and fulfilling their potential.

This guide introduces long-term health conditions and sets out the reasons why organisations need to take action. While there are many different long-term health conditions, the principles-based guidelines provided here offer organisations a starting point to provide effective support for any condition.

Managing And Supporting Employees With Long-Term Health Conditions: Guide For People Professionals

Date Published
Thu, 20 Jan 2022
Publisher
CIPD
Reference
CIPD. (2022) Managing And Supporting Employees With Long-Term Health Conditions: Guide For People Professionals, London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Website
https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/relations/absence/support-long-term-health-conditions#gref
Categories
Keywords
Stress, Mental Health, HR, Return To Work, Sickness, Absence

Over 15 million people live with a long-term health condition in the UK1 and in 2019/20, there were 32.5 million estimated working days lost due to work-related ill health2. Having good management practices gives employee the best chance of staying in work and fulfilling their potential.

This guide introduces long-term health conditions and sets out the reasons why organisations need to take action. While there are many different long-term health conditions, the principles-based guidelines provided here offer organisations a starting point to provide effective support for any condition.

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