Do you have an employee with diabetes? If so, it’s important for you to understand the basics of managing this disease. This blog will explore some helpful tips and best practices that can help both your staff person and your business remain productive. Diabetic Friendly Workplace While Diabetes is a condition many people are aware […]
In the workplace The fluctuating nature of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) can make it difficult for someone with the illness to maintain a consistent level of work. A task that is easily manageable one day may prove impossible the next. Even when a person’s condition appears to have stabilised, it is common
April is limb loss and limb difference awareness month. The goal is to increase awareness and education. The statistics around people born with limb differences and those whom undergo limb reduction surgery shortly after birth due to congenital defects are not very specific, those available indicate the numbers to be close to 1 in 2000.
Like with any medical condition it is best to have an open and honest conversation with your employee about what their experience has been and what adjustments may need to be made. Things to consider may be: What type of epilepsy do they have? Do they have seizures? What are their seizures like, how often
While the majority of people love dogs, some thought might need to go into whether there may be any issues with having Assistance Dogs in your workplace. 5 Tips For Accommodating Assistance Dogs In The Workplace 1. Discuss What To Expect It is important you have an accurate understanding of assistance dogs and what
1. Providing training videos with closed captions One of the most practical ways to offer support for people with hearing challenges is to provide closed captioned videos for any form of information that needs to be shared. This is especially handy in the process of training and induction. For such material, it is critical that