Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Employees work in organisations that develop policies for managing sickness absence and return to work as part of a broader, strategically led approach to promoting employees' health and wellbeing.

Statement 2 Employees who are assessed as 'not fit for work' are contacted by their employer as soon as possible to provide support and discuss arrangements for keeping in touch during sickness absence.

Statement 3 Employees have information in their statement of fitness for work about how their reason for sickness absence or their treatment might affect them on their return to work.

Statement 4 Employees returning from sickness absence have any workplace adjustments recorded in a return-to-work plan that is monitored and reviewed.