Diversity and Inclusion | From Lyme Disease and long COVID to mental health - how HR can support those with long term illness

From Lyme Disease and long COVID to mental health - how HR can support those with long term illnessFrom Lyme Disease and long COVID to mental health - how HR can support those with long term illness
Whether your company has a policy on this, and you've got direct experience of working or recruiting staff who have a long-term illness, or this is unfamiliar territory, there is a lot to learn about how to support staff who fall ill or need support after an accident or illness...

Long-term illness is shrouded in confusion when it comes to HR policy and retaining staff. Whether your company has a policy on this, and you've got direct experience of working or recruiting staff who have a long-term illness, or this is unfamiliar territory, there is a lot to learn about how to support staff who fall ill or need support after an accident or illness. That spans not just current staff, but the recruitment and onboading of those who are already living with a condition.

The topic has come to the forefront of the news recently with posts by model Bella Hadid, who has charted her experience of living and working with Lyme Disease. Hadid is by no means alone - other notable names with the condition include Justin Bieber and Shania Twain.

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