Lent prompt 30: reasonable adjustments to make in workplace for someone with dementia

As people work longer and people can work with dementia, it may just be that to support them adjustments are made in the workplace; below are examples of possible adjustments.

  • Install sound proof or visual to minimise disruption.
  • Clear signage to help navigate round Work place.
  • Flexible working to accommodate symptoms / side effects.
  • Allocate a mentor if dementia causing reduced self confidence or uncertainty.
  • Hold regular meetings to ensure the person with dementia’s needs are being met.
  • Ensure person with dementia are aware of support available for example trade unions, occupational health, phone lines available through health schemes and counselling services.
  • Train staff on dementia awareness whilst ensuring employee’s confidentiality maintained.

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