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Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland (2018)
Report
Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University

The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as populations’ age, working lives extend and there is better recognition of... Read More about Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland.

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M., & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017

The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a significant number of individuals below state pension age may be experiencing... Read More about Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland.

Dementia, Work and Employability: Using the Capability Approach to Understand the Employability Potential for People Living with Dementia (2020)
Journal Article
Ritchie, L., Egdell, V., Danson, M., Cook, M., Stavert, J., & Tolson, D. (2022). Dementia, Work and Employability: Using the Capability Approach to Understand the Employability Potential for People Living with Dementia. Work, Employment and Society, 36(4), 591-609. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017020961929

The importance of remaining in, or re-entering, the labour market is emphasised by governments internationally. While this may bring benefits, progressive disabilities such as dementia affect an individual’s employability. Although employers have leg... Read More about Dementia, Work and Employability: Using the Capability Approach to Understand the Employability Potential for People Living with Dementia.