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‘Manage at Work’ — a worksite self-management program boosts engagement and retention

Lauren Finestone

A worksite self-management program that used a group psycho-education format helped workers with persistent or chronic health conditions stay engaged and on the job.

A big source of job stress for many aging, ill or injured workers is the challenge of managing one or more long-term medical conditions and staying at work despite recurrent or episodic symptoms. Traditional approaches to managing and accommodating injury may not give workers with long-term conditions enough support to cope with these challenges. They may struggle to: effectively communicate their needs, negotiate accommodations and make nece...

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Published 17 May, 2023