Long-term health conditions can have an impact on an individual’s productivity at work, and their ability to stay in work. However, this impact can be lessened when work is designed and managed in a supportive and flexible way. This guide aims to help line managers support employees who have a long-term health condition.

With the right support, most employees can continue to work and enjoy the benefits, such as improved financial wellbeing, social connections and a sense of identity and belonging.

Your organisation can also benefit from better attendance, work engagement and reduced staff turnover. For many people, small, practical changes can often make a significant difference to how they manage their health condition and their job. 

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