In this section
The information in this section is about looking for and staying in work if you have epilepsy. There is also information about your rights if things at work become difficult because of your epilepsy.
- UK laws that can help you in the workplace because you have epilepsy
- Reasonable adjustments
- Reasons why an employer might not employ you because you have epilepsy
- Things you can do if you feel you are being treated unfairly at work
- Taking legal action against someone who has treated you unfairly at work
- Sources of help and support when looking for work
- Applying for jobs
- Telling your employer about your epilepsy
- When to tell your employer about your epilepsy
- Telling people you work with about your epilepsy
- Care plans for seizures in the workplace
- About risk assessments
- Results of a risk assessment
- Suggestions to help yourself
- Other health issues at work
- Getting to work
Pay it forward
This resource is freely available as part of Epilepsy Action’s commitment to improving life for all those affected by epilepsy.
On average it costs £414 to produce an advice and information page – if you have valued using this resource, please text FUTURE to 70500 to donate £3 towards the cost of our future work. Terms and conditions. Thank you
Epilepsy Action would like to thank Epilepsy Action would like to thank Professor Sayeed Khan, Specialist in Occupational Medicine, Chief Medical Adviser to EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and Judith Hogarth, Solicitor, Excello Law, for their contribution.
This information has been produced under the terms of The Information Standard.
Updated December 2013To be reviewed December 2016