How to manage: Employees with long Covid need extra supports to return to work

People who have continued symptoms or after-effects of the virus may need to delay their return or come back on a part-time basis at first, but there are ways employers can ease the transition

14th March, 2021
How to manage: Employees with long Covid need extra supports to return to work
Employees should be involved in identifying any support that would be helpful to those experiencing long Covid symptoms as they know their capabilities better than anyone

We are now more than a year on from the first cases of Covid-19 in Ireland, but much is yet unknown about the potential long-term impact of the virus on people who contract it.

The term “long Covid” is used to describe illness in people who have either recovered from the initial infection but are still experiencing lasting effects from the virus, or who have had symptoms for longer than would typically be expected. These...

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