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Adjustments tp work

Making reasonable adjustments at work

Employees with a diagnosed mental health condition may need some changes to their workload, schedule, or the working environment in order that they may remain at work and be productive. Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, employers are required to make changes to the workplace to enable someone with a mental health condition to remain at or return to work on the proviso that they can continue to meet the core requirements of their role.

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Supporting Employees with a mental health condition

Each year, Mothers’ Day evokes poignant memories for me. I spent my first Mothers’ Day as a mother in a psychiatric facility for women with Postnatal Depression. On admission, I was told the average stay was four weeks. Naively I thought I would be out of there after only a couple of weeks of good sleep and better rest during the day.

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