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By Joanne Ross

This publication introduces the occupational therapist to the perform of vocational rehabilitation. As rehabilitation experts, Occupational Therapists paintings in more than a few varied settings with consumers who've quite a few actual, emotional and mental stipulations. examine has confirmed that there are numerous optimistic advantages from operating to well-being and future health. This ebook highlights the contribution, which might be made by way of occupational therapists in helping disabled, ailing or injured staff to entry, stay in and go back to paintings.

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Despite these measures, a significant gap remains to this day between the rate of employment of disabled and non-disabled people. In the UK, in contrast, the Disability Discrimination Act (1995) was met with disappointment by disabled activists. 86). A further ten years passed before it was reformed, to make compliance a legal, enforceable requirement. The introduction of the NHS and Community Care Act (1990) meant that large numbers of occupational therapists, and other health professionals, moved out of acute hospitals into community-based services.

The Government wished to involve employers in improving workers’ health, and thus a long-term occupational health strategy, Securing Health Together (Health and Safety Executive, 2000) came into being. Furthermore, recognition of the role of insurers, as key stakeholders in the VR market, saw the inception of Building Capacity for Work: A UK framework for vocational rehabilitation (Department for Work and Pensions, 2004). As mentioned earlier, the Department for Work and Pensions, through the employment sector, has been the driver behind much of the policy of relevance to occupational therapists interested in VR.

5). Since that time, this principle has formed the cornerstone of many of the reforms introduced. A re-organisation meant that the Departments of Education, Employment and Social Security were restructured, and the Department for Work and Pensions was brought into existence. Since its inception, this department has taken a lead role in advancing work retention and VR. For the first time since the Second World War, work was brought back onto the political agenda. This change in political will has resulted in several key pieces of legislation directly concerned with work, VR, disability and workplace health.

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