- Department for Work and Pensions
- Part of:
- Health, work and wellbeing – evidence and research and Employment
- 8 July 2013
An independent review of the evidence on the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation interventions.
Ref: ISBN 978-0-11-703861-5 PDF, 7.81MB, 309 pages
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The aim of this review was to provide an evidence base for policy development on vocational rehabilitation, which is defined as, ‘whatever helps someone with a health problem to stay at, return to and remain at work’.
It focused on:
- adults of working age
- the common health problems that account for two-thirds of long-term sickness
- work outcomes
The review found a strong scientific evidence base for many aspects of vocational rehabilitation - and a good business case for it.
General and condition-specific findings are reported, and the review offers practical suggestions for the differing types of people affected by health problems.
Published: 8 July 2013