General

 Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK was formed through a unification of Disability Alliance, RADAR and National Centre for Independent Living on 1 January 2012.

Lots of advice and fact sheets on all areas, including benefits and also work.

Business Disability Forum

BDF Publications 

Business Disability Forum provides a unique range of advice, support and expert tools to help organisations become disability-smart.

 

Ability Net 

AbilityNet exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education. 


Business Healthy – City of London

A community and online resource for business leaders committed to improving the health and wellbeing of their workforce. 


 APIL

Best Practice Guide on Rehabilitation
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

BICMA

BICMA Quality Standards
Bodily Injury Claims Management Association (BICMA)

British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (BSRM)

 


Associations

Fibromyalgia, Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Fibromyalgia Association

ME Association

CFS_employers_leaflet by NHS Plus

CFS_employees_leaflet by NHS Plus and FOM

EmplguideCFS by Leeds MHS Trust 2006

Reasonable adjustments at work ideas (this is an American source, but many of the suggestions can be applied worldwide)

 


 Head Injury and Stroke

Headway – The Brain Injury Association – returning to work after brain injury

The Stroke Association – Guide for Employers

Work After Stroke – Employers Guide Employers’ briefing paper, by different Strokes – support for younger stroke survivors, also:

Work After Stroke – Family and Friends

Work After Stroke – Health and Social Care Professionals – September 2014 2

Work After Stroke – Stroke Survivors

 


 Work and Multiple Sclerosis

Work and Multiple Sclerosis 1210 – MS Society

Work and Parkinsons

Employment and Parkinsons by Parkinsons UK

 Work and Cancer

We are Macmillan. Cancer Support

10 top tips for Line managers by macmillan

MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT – Self employment and cancer

Managing cancer in the workplace, by macmillan


Work and Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information for the Worker, Employer, Clinician and Carer

Whats reasonable at work by Rethink Mental Illness

This includes detail about developing a WRAP also known as an Advance Statement/Directive

Work _And _Mental _Illness _-_Accessing_Employment_Factsheet by Rethink Mental Illness

SHIFTpracticalGuideToManagingPeopleWithMentalHealthProblems a fact sheet: Line Managers’ Resource pack

Feeling_Stressed_-_Keeping_Well by Mindful Employer, a personal workbook based on the WRAP.

mind – How to be mentally healthy at work

Mind – information support –  tips for everyday living – work

Mental Healthcare: Employment

Healthy Working UK – for health professionals.

Workways

Mood Gym

Mood Juice

Mental health Foundation

Unum Managing Mental Health in the workplace

Mental health First Aid

Mindful Employer


Get Britain Standing Campaign

The On Your Feet Britain Challenge dares you to take James Brown at his word and convert ‘sitting time’ to ‘standing time’.
Get Britain Standing


MacMillan Cancer Support at work

Each year almost 120,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are an employee, carer, business or health professional we can provide support and information about work and cancer.
MacMillan Cancer Support


Creating a Dementia-friendly workplace – A practical Guide for Employers

Alzheimer’s Society has produced an informative guide for employers to help them gain an understanding of dementia, how it impacts organisations and the practical steps they can take to support employees, clients and customers.
Alzheimers Society


Government Organisations

Directgov public service advice

Directgov – Your rights under Disability Legislation, including the Equality Act 2010 which replaced the Disability Discrimiation Act 1995
Directgov


Pathways to work

Jobcentre Plus led Pathways to Work
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)


Access to Work Scheme

DWP and Jobcentre Plus – Access to Work scheme
Jobcentre Plus


Welfare Reform

Ready for work: full employment in our generation Chapter 4 Sustainable employment for disabled people and people with health conditions
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)


was Worktrain – The National Jobs & Learning Site

Search for jobs, training, careers, childcare or voluntary work
Jobseekers


Department of Education and Skills

Education and Learning was the Department of Education and Skills
DfES


Department of Health

Department of Health is now moved to Directgov website
Department of Health


Department of Transport

Access for disabled people
Department of Transport

Other transport advice: see Rica

Mobility Centres and driving assessments are available


 Rehabilitation

Papworth Trust

 


Research Bodies

IES on rehabilitation and work stress

Effective Rehabilitation after work related stress
Institute for Employment Studies (IES)

DSE Ergonomics Training Certificate