Employment resources for people with hydrocephalus

Shine offer a range of useful resources and publications to help you communicate with your employer and share information about hydrocephalus which can help them to support you in the workplace.

 

Information for Employers

This leaflet contains lots of useful information to help employers understand how they can support and empower you in the workplace.

Download Information for Employers


'Hydrocephalus and Me' Card

Personalise this card and carry it with you to help explain what symptoms you have, and what your manager or colleagues at work can do to support you.  

Watch this short video for instructions on how to use your card, and ideas for what to include on it.

Order your Hydrocephalus and Me card


Hydrocephalus and Shunts - What you need to know

Does your employer know what to do if a shunt malfunction occurs? This useful guide contains health and safety tips, what to look out for, and what action to take if they suspect shunt malfunction or similar has occurred.

Click here for information about hydrocephalus and shunts


Welfare and Benefits Advice

If you're currently out of work, managing your money and working out what benefits or tax credits you might be entitled to can be a complex task. We've compiled some useful information to help you.

Click here for welfare and benefits advice

 

 
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