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  • Menopause and Dementia in the Workplace - info-byte learning

    Created: 28/07/2022

    Fife Health and Social Care Partnership's Workplace Team have shared two new info-byte awareness sessions discussing the topics of Menopause and Dementia in the workplace. These sessions will be beneficial for managers and supervisors to view, but will also be of interest to the workforce as a whole.

    Menopause Awareness in the Workplace

    Raising awareness of the Menopause and how to support workers with potential difficulties and barriers can reduce health inequalities and enable continued work through workplace reasonable adjustments. 

    This info-byte is 10minutes long and it can be accessed at a time that suits you, through YouTube

    This info-byte aims to: 

    • Raise awareness of the Menopause in Fife’s workforce. 
    • Increase understanding of the impacts to individuals and in the workplace.

    The objectives will: 

    • Define the Menopause, its stages and symptoms 
    • Discuss the impact that the Menopause can have on individuals 
    • Consider the effects that the Menopause can have on workplaces 
    • Improve knowledge of the reasonable adjustments to support workforce health and wellbeing and reduce risks to business.

    Dementia Awareness in the Workplace

    Almost everyone knows someone with a diagnosis or has an experience of dementia and this includes in every walk of life, every sector and every industry - from family and friends to customers and workers. There are over 90000 people currently living with dementia in Scotland and this number is only set to rise.

    This info-byte will encourage Fife’s workforce to consider the impacts of Dementia on workers and realise that the workplace should be a supportive environment for those directly or indirectly affected by Dementia.

    This info-byte is 10minutes long and it can be accessed at a time that suits you, through YouTube.

    This info-byte aims to:

    • Explore Dementia and how it can impact on employers and workers.

    The objectives will:

    • Increase knowledge & awareness of Dementia
    • Improve awareness of workplace reasonable adjustments
    • Increase understanding of supportive workplace policies.

    You can access session handouts and share any observations/feedback by emailing thw Workplace Team: [email protected]  

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