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The ideal situation would be for any work arrangement possibilities to have been looked into at your workplace before you send us your application.
When you notice problems in you ability to cope at work it would be best to first discuss the problem with your supervisor or an occupational health care representative.
Following this, a joint meeting is called, the participants including representatives from occupational health care and the employer in addition to yourself. The aim of the meeting is to assess the possibilities for vocational rehabilitation in your case.
It is vital to bring up the issue of your weakened capacity to work and consider the available options and follow-up plans.
Many workplaces have an early support model in use. Supervisors are required to bring up any changes that they notice in their employees’ ability to cope.
If your employment relationship has ended, you need to broach the issue at the Employment and Economic Development Office or with your health care centre physician or attending physician.
Whether working or unemployed, the main thing is to take the matter into hand and assess your options together.