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Register now!Improving employment outcomes for people with a mental illness.Thursday, 24...
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Monday, May 27, 2013 - 10:04
The Quality At Work Forum was held at Melbourne Business School on 24 November 2011....
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 13:57
“Worklessness is actually riskier than most dangerous jobs, including construction and working on the North Sea .”
Aylward. M.
If the person is off work for: · 20 days the chance of ever getting back to work is 70%; · 45 days the chance of ever getting back to work is 50%; and · 70 days the chance of ever getting back to work is 35%
Johnson D, Fry T. Factors Affecting Return to Work after Inj
“Employers who have hired people with a mental illness report that they are higher than average in attendance and punctuality and as good or better than other employees in motivation, quality of work, and job tenure. Studies conclude that there are no differences in productivity when compared to other employees.”
Mental Health Council of Australia (2007) Lets get to work:

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