Work Adjustments For Mental Health Work Adjustments: A Review Of The Evidence And Guidance

Work Adjustments For Mental Health Work Adjustments: A Review Of The Evidence And Guidance

This review examines the evidence and guidance available to inform practices around work adjustments for mental health at work.
It is important that employees experiencing mental ill-health are able to access the support they need to return to work following sickness absence, stay in work and continue to work productively and safely. One way that employers can support employees with mental ill-health is through access to, and support for, work adjustments. However, little is known about which adjustments are effective, for whom and in what circumstances. Acas therefore commissioned Affinity Health at Work to conduct an evidence review with the aim of addressing this gap.
This review aimed to answer 3 key questions: What is going on in practice? What does the guidance recommend? What is the evidence?

Work Adjustments For Mental Health Work Adjustments: A Review Of The Evidence And Guidance

Date Published
Fri, 12 Jun 2020
Publisher
ACAS
Reference
Yarker, J., Sinclair, A., & Lewis, R. (2020). Work adjustments for mental health work adjustments: a review of the evidence and guidance. ACAS, UK
Website
https://www.acas.org.uk/work-adjustments-for-mental-health-a-review-of-the-evidence-and-guidance
Categories
Keywords
Adjustments, Mental Health, Absence, Sickness, Return to Work

This review examines the evidence and guidance available to inform practices around work adjustments for mental health at work.
It is important that employees experiencing mental ill-health are able to access the support they need to return to work following sickness absence, stay in work and continue to work productively and safely. One way that employers can support employees with mental ill-health is through access to, and support for, work adjustments. However, little is known about which adjustments are effective, for whom and in what circumstances. Acas therefore commissioned Affinity Health at Work to conduct an evidence review with the aim of addressing this gap.
This review aimed to answer 3 key questions: What is going on in practice? What does the guidance recommend? What is the evidence?

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