Accommodating cognitive impairments and fatigue are two of the top challenges for employers as they work to support employees with long COVID in the workplace.
These two on-demand, quick dive webinars offer practical tips and resources to support accommodation efforts around these challenging symptoms. Tracie DeFreitas, Program Leader, Director of Training, Services, & Outreach, at the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), and Kristin Jones, Education Programs Director for DMEC, walk through overall considerations for long COVID, accommodation process tips, and specific recommendations and resources for cognitive impairment and fatigue accommodations.
Supporting Employees with Long COVID: Accommodating Cognitive Impairments
Cognitive impairments that result from long COVID may impact an employee’s ability to concentrate on and complete projects, recall daily actions and job duties, and complete multiple tasks simultaneously.
In this 28-minute session, you’ll discover accommodation solutions that range from providing a voice recorder or scheduling tool, offering training refreshers, modifying duties, reassigning to a vacant position, and more.
Supporting Employees with Long COVID: Accommodating Fatigue
Fatigue or stamina-related challenges that result from long COVID may impact an employee’s ability to commute to work; walk, stand, or lift items; concentrate on required tasks; and more.
In this 28-minute session, you’ll discover accommodation solutions that range from providing a chair or stool to rest during the day, allowing noise-canceling headphones, providing temporary modified duties, offering flexible scheduling and/or gradual return to work, and more.