Support with employability when you need it
Examples of Support
Formal advice (advocacy, facilitation, mediation & legal) relating to: employment options, information on HD for employers, employment law and employment rights, changes to working patterns, workplace adaptations and equipment.
Key Services and People
Scottish Huntington’s Association Financial Wellbeing Service . Alternative services are provided by Citizens’ Advice, Macmillan, Money Advice Trust and Information Officers at local authorities, where available.
Occupational health (where available)
Occupational Therapy (Vocational Rehabilitation)
Integrated Multi Agency Arrangements, Referral Pathways and Resources
Referral to HD Specialist who will assess support required, either providing direct advice to client and/or employer, or referring to/ coordinating one or more of the key services identified for specialist advice
For under 25 year olds, refer to Specialist Youth Advisors who will assess support required before referring on to one or more of the key services identified for specialist advice and vocational rehabilitation
Referral Standards of service used
People with symptoms of HD and their families or carers are able to work in line with their abilities and choices, have good access to advice about employment rights and are well connected to employment support services.