A narrative literature review regarding job retention strategies for people with chronic illnesses

Lynn C. Koch, Phillip D. Rumrill, Liza Conyers, Sarah Wohlford

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Abstract

Job retention is a major concern for individuals with chronic illnesses, who represent a rapidly growing vocational rehabilitation (VR) consumer population. The purpose of this article is to examine selected job retention considerations for consumers with chronic illnesses. The authors (a) describe distinguishing characteristics of chronic illnesses in terms of populations affected and psychosocial implications, (b) discuss the vocational implications of chronic illnesses, (c) provide general considerations for the provision of job retention services, and (d) examine job retention strategies aimed at improving employment outcomes for individuals with chronic illnesses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-134
Number of pages10
JournalWork
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 27 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rehabilitation
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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