Arthritis is a major workplace health issue, but its true impact on lost talent, lost productivity and lost days often goes unseen. As an employer, it’s important to understand how it affects your staff. And think about changes you can make to help people with arthritis continue to do their job.
working days are lost every year to arthritis and related conditions
cause of pain and disability in the UK
people with arthritis leave work or take early retirement
don’t think society understands what it’s like to live with arthritis
You may have to make reasonable adjustments to your working environment or practices to help people with arthritis perform at their best.
Arthritis falls into five main groups, each with differing symptoms, treatments and impacts on everyday life.
Our campaign to improve support for people with arthritis in the workplace and help close the ‘arthritis employment gap’.