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| Employee with dementia | Where to start | Approaching your employer | Legal rights and employer obligations| Asking for accommodations | Informing coworkers |
Asking for accommodations
If you have dementia, you may be able to contribute at work. It’s important to inform your employer of your diagnosis early so you can begin to work on accommodations.
Accommodations depend on business type, your employer’s needs and your own. Clearly outlining your condition to your employer can help to find appropriate solutions.
Consider asking an employer for:
What you can do
Take personal steps to improve work performance:
If your employer doesn't accommodate you
Your company may be unable to accommodate your disability. If so, they would be obliged to meet the applicable conditions of:
You should also take advantage of all employee benefits for which you are eligible.
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