Campaigners urge bosses to do more for staff with dementia and treat them 'humanely'

Campaigners urge bosses to do more for staff with dementia and treat them 'humanely'
 

PEOPLE with dementia are being forced out of their jobs by employers who fail to offer proper support.
The warning comes after surveys found one in five people with the condition continue to work after a diagnosis.
Some under-65s are too afraid to tell employers. Others struggle on without support or knowing what their symptoms mean.
Dementia support groups warn the number could double within 15 years.
Charities and unions are highlighting the growing workplace problem at a conference in Glasgow.
And a new guidebook is being published by Age Scotland at the same time to encourage bosses to... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 36
Source: Daily Record
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