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Solution Name:​​ Retaining or Resuming Work Role​​ 

SKU:​​ AIRRRWESPTOTST

Solution Plan: ​​ 

 

Returning to work:

  • Returning to work gradually; for example, starting at three mornings a week or even working from home for a period​​ 

  • Returning with shorter hours​​ 

  • Taking more breaks throughout the day​​ 

  • Returning with less workload​​ 

  • Taking on a different role​​ 

  •  Work with doctors and your employer to prioritize tasks, timelines, hours of work, and even location of work. ​​ Allow extra time for completion of tasks, and when necessary negotiate for additional time, and support services. 

  • Familiarize yourself with your employer's policies on rehabilitation, re-employment and assistance for job re-entry.

  • Educate​​ employer concerning the types of accommodations you need to help make your return to work efficient, and productive for all parties. 

  • Talk to friends, family, and co-workers. Discuss the types of support and assistance that they can offer to assist you in your return to work 

  • ​​ Written instructions and checklists

  • ​​ Dividing complex tasks into smaller steps

  • ​​ Use an​​ organizer

Stimulate language before returning to work:

  • Talk about things the individual​​ enjoys as​​ family, friends, hobbies - go through family photo albums.

  • Use any visuals that may be of assistance. ​​ 

  • Try SINGING! Sing, or even begin by humming some favorite songs together.​​ Even simple​​ songs​​ such as​​ Happy Birthday".  Research has shown that music that is mostly stored in the right side of the brain, stimulates the damaged left side of the brain after a stroke

  • Talk about things that are important​​ as​​ feelings, responsibilities, problems, finances

  • Watch game shows that use language or math​​ 

  • Play board games that stimulate language​​ for examples: Scrabble, Chess Checkers

 

 

 

Materials Required:​​ 

1.Scrabble

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2.Chess

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​​ 3.Checkers:

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