If you have a disability or your health is getting so bad you are struggling to do your job or even get a job, then this episode is for you.
Access to work is a UK Government sponsored (and funded) service that helps you. An assessor will look at your job and, if you qualify, will offer help - this could be:
And many more.
Workplace Assessment by Access to Work
AtoW contracts an independent assessor who comes to the workplace to discuss your needs. Following this, they prepare a report setting out the minimum requirements to meet your needs along with the expected costs. A copy of this report is sent to the disabled applicant/employee and the ‘identified options’ part to your Company, who will purchase the equipment recommended by AToW and they can then claim back the money (or part of the money) from AtoW.
The assessment results last for three years, and then you will be reassessed. However, if there are significant changes in your condition you can request an earlier review.
Practical help can include:
For more information, pick up the advice sheet from my website: https://workingwellsolutions.com/employee-help/help-with-disability-access-to-work/