Don't stop me now: supporting young people with chronic conditions from education to employment

A considerable number of young people in the UK find the pathway to employment increasingly difficult to navigate. This includes those with chronic health conditions, for whom achieving a desired labour market outcome can be highly challenging. Research has shown that young people with chronic conditions have an increased likelihood of being unemployed, earning less and obtaining fewer, and lower, qualifications than their healthy peers. The Work and Health Joint Unit was created by the UK government in 2015 to lead a drive to improve both health and work outcomes for those with disabilities a ... Show more

Authors: Bajorek, Zofia; Donnaloja, Victoria; McEnhill, Libby

Published: London, England, The Work Foundation, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 45 p.

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