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Ten challenges of working and recovering at home

Gabrielle Lis

Some injured workers will return to work at home before they get back to the physical workplace. Understand the challenges to help them thrive at work away from work.

1. Working from home is more stressful than coming into the office / workplace. According to Eurofound and the International Labour Office, 41% of people who work remotely feel stress versus 25% of office workers. This may seem counter-intuitive, but read on: there are plenty of ways in which poorly managed remote work can make life more difficult... 2. Social isolation and loneliness can easily set in. We all have emotional needs, s...

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