Journal article

Workplace Accommodations for People with Mental Illness: A Scoping Review

Caitlin McDowell, Ellie Fossey

Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation | SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS | Published : 2015

Abstract

PURPOSE: Disability discrimination legislation means that employees with a disability or mental illness are legally entitled to reasonable workplace accommodations that enable them to work effectively and safely. This scoping review aims to investigate the types of workplace accommodations provided for people with mental illness, and their costs and benefits. METHODS: A literature search was conducted using five electronic databases. Peer reviewed research articles published between 1993 and June 2013 were included in this scoping review and their quality was assessed. Opinion papers, reports, and case descriptions were excluded. RESULTS: Nine studies explored workplace accommodations for pe..

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