Health in the workplace: Patterns of sickness absence, employer support and employment retention: Background information and methodology – Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care

This publication contributes to the comprehensive evidence base supporting the work and health consultation “Health is everyone’s business: proposals to reduce ill-health related job loss”. This publication provides detailed analysis of: the characteristics of people experiencing long-term sickness absence (LTSA)

Health is everyone’s business: Proposals to reduce ill health-related job loss – Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care

This consultation seeks views on different ways in which government and employers can take action to reduce ill health-related job loss. Disabled people and people with long-term health conditions are at greater risk of falling out of work.  The proposals aim

Health in the workplace: patterns of sickness absence, employer support and employment retention – Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care

This publication contributes to the comprehensive evidence base supporting the work and health consultation “Health is everyone’s business: proposals to reduce ill-health related job loss”.  This publication provides detailed analysis of: the characteristics of people experiencing long-term sickness absence (LTSA) (sickness

Adaptions without delay: A guide to planning and delivering home adaptations differently: Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Housing LIN

This guide is to address delays in the delivery of all types of adaptations (minor and major) across all tenures that occur when people receive a disproportionate response to their need for an adaptation. Delays in installing adaptations can increase

NHS Pressures: Winter 2018/19 A hidden crisis – British Medical Association

This report uses NHS England figures to examine the performance of the NHS during recent winters and over the long term. The report finds that winter 2018/19 saw the NHS once again under pressure, with A&E attendances and emergency admissions

Help at home: Use of assistive technology for older people – National Institute for Health Research

This review presents a selection of recent research on assistive technology for older people funded by The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and other government funders. This has been selected with help from an expert steering group. In this

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

Alcohol in Business and Commerce Survey: Workplace Alcohol Questionnaire: 2007 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Excessive alcohol consumption has a major impact on the workplace and the wider economy through problems such as reduced performance and productivity, increased absence, accidents, inability to work and premature deaths (Strategy Unit, 2003). To investigate the impact of alcohol

Intermediate care including reablement: Quality standard [QS173] – NICE

This quality standard covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. It covers bed-based intermediate care, crisis response, home-based intermediate care and reablement. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not

Top Tips for healthier providers of health-care in Merseyside and Cheshire: (Observatory Report series no.100) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

Top tips for healthier providers of health-care aims to support organisations in focusing on the actions they can take to improve the health their patients, their staff, and the wider community that they serve. It builds on a previous report

Global Disability Summit – Harnessing technology and innovation – Department for International Development

Explores accessibility to assistive technology for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to universal, affordable provision of assistive technology and considers ways forward. Assistive technology has been identified as a focal area within

Primary research with practitioners and people with lived experience – to understand the role of home adaptations in improving later life – Centre for Ageing Better and Northumbria University

Adapting the home to changing need is known to support older people to stay at home, even with limited mobility or long-term health conditions. This is a piece of qualitative research to understand motivations for and barriers to acquiring home adaptations and

Homes that help: A personal and professional perspective on home adaptations – Centre for Ageing Better

Survey results the implementation of adaptations to housing.  It finds participants with reduced mobility often made the decision to install equipment and adapt their homes too late, usually once they were in crisis such as after an injurious fall or a

Ideas for the NHS long-term plan from the Centre for Ageing Better – Centre for Ageing Better

This paper sets out the case for why NHS England should make some bold commitments to healthy ageing in its long-term plan and suggests some ideas for actions it could take and some areas for action with others. It looks at:

Fit for Work: Final Report of a Process Evaluation – Department of Work and Pensions

Research to evaluate whether Fit for Work was implemented as designed and what the experiences of those that used the service were.  This is a process evaluation examining how the service was operated and whether it was working as intended.

Diseases with multiple known causes, occupational injuries, and medical assessment – Department of for Work and Pensions

The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) recently completed its consideration of the assessment of disability in claimants of Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB). It has provided additional guidance to medical assessors where interpretations of regulations have in the past been

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in Wales – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in Wales. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental health

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in Scotland – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in Scotland. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental health

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in Northern Ireland – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in Northern Ireland. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in England – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in England. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental health