Stephen Bevan discusses the challenges faced by people living with chronic MSDs and how self-management principles and practices can support job retention and vocational rehabilitation.
During this webinar, you will learn:
Professor Stephen Bevan
- How to equip people living with chronic MSDs with the skills to self-manage their condition at work.
- How people with lived experience have negotiated workplace adaptations and accommodations which have helped them stay productive at work
- What employers and line managers need to do to support job retention, return to work and job enrichment for people living with chronic MSDs
Director, Centre for Workforce Effectiveness at The Work Foundation and Honorary Professor, Lancaster University, UK
Dr. Bevan has conducted research on high-performance work practices, employee reward strategy, staff engagement and retention and Good Work. He has a special interest in workforce health and wellbeing, leading a number of national and international projects focusing on workforce health and the impact of chronic illness on productivity and social inclusion. He is an advisor to a number of UK government departments and has advised employers and policymakers in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australasia and North America. In 2014 he was named the 6th most influential HR thinker in the UK. Dr. Bevan is a reviewer for several academic journals, including The Lancet, a regular columnist for HR Magazine, a judge at the Global Healthy Workplace Awards and is a member of Public Health England’s Health & Work Advisory Board, the Health and Work Group of the Public Health Responsibility Deal and the British Society of Rheumatology International Strategy Group. He is also Chair of the UK Fit for Work Coalition and Director of The Work Foundation’s Health at work policy unit.
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