For your business to reach its full potential every member of staff must reach theirs.
Being able to make full use of skills and talents from every person is essential for a successful business.
As the population ages and the average retirement age increases, supporting people with
long term conditions in the workforce will become increasingly important.
It is vital that employers are ready to overcome barriers in work, to support people to move into or stay in work,
retaining talent and vital experience that is necessary to run a successful productive business.
For all disabilities and health conditions, putting in place often very simple adjustments can make a huge difference.
Remploy’s Disability Awareness Factsheets are available for a wide variety of disabilities and health conditions and can support with understanding suitable workplace adjustments.
Find out about what your employees may be eligible for – including grants, special equipment and support workers – on the Gov.UK Access to Work Website.
Developing a Wellness Action Plan (WAP) can help employees to actively support their own health and wellbeing by reflecting on the causes and by taking ownership of practical steps to help address these triggers.
Get advice on reasonable adjustments for workers with disabilities or health conditions on the Gov.UK website.
The NHS’s pages on Work and Disability provide information on government support for disabled working and how employers can help disabled workers.
Remploy’s Disability Guide provides you with a quick reference to the most common disabilities and long-term conditions, including learning disabilities, mental health conditions, physical disabilities and sensory impairments.
In Good Company is a campaign to help combat loneliness in Norfolk. Thousands of people in Norfolk are lonely and loneliness can cause poor health and even lead to premature death. Alleviating loneliness can help people lead independent, happier and healthier lives, find out how you can support here!
Equality in sport is about fairness, justice and equal access to opportunities. Active Norfolk is committed to raising the profile of disability sport across the county. Access the link to find your local club as well loads of helpful resources!
Become a Disability Confident Employer by using the Disability Confident scheme which aims to help you successfully employ and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.