The Department of Work and Pensions estimates that 960,000 UK employees are on sick leave for a month or more each year. The most common causes of long term absence were either musculoskeletal or mental health issues.
The EAP can work with the employee before the issue becomes long term.
Occupational Health Referrals can support the return to work process.
With mental health being an issue for employers with an impact on productivity it is important for a variety of support services these can include telephone counselling, financial advice, housing support and relationship issues. All these services are available with an employee assistance programme. For a no obligation chat about how Employee Assistance Programme can support your employees mental health call enlighten or fill in our quote form.