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Title: Policy Recommendations for Increased Labour force Participation of People with Episodic DisabilitiesBy Eileen McKee and Melissa Popiel


1
  • Policy Recommendations for Increased Labour force
    Participation of People with Episodic
    Disabilities By Eileen McKee and
    Melissa Popiel

2
Overview
  • Inputs
  • Developing a Canadian Model
  • Model Highlights
  • Income and Benefit Supports
  • Workplace Policies
  • Disability Management Centres
  • Recommendations
  • From Plans to Reality

3
Inputs
  • Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) from
    Queens University recommendations
  • Multiple sector representatives
  • Models currently in use ex. NIDMAR, Service
    Canada Centres, Promising Practices, CCRW etc.

4
Queen's Report Summary
  • Review of international disability support
    policies
  • 21 recommendations for comprehensive supports
  • Definitional/Conceptual Changes
  • Policy/Legal Changes
  • Administration
  • Income Benefits
  • Employment
  • Integration Strategies

5
Queen's Report Key Points
  • Disability is not only a medical condition
  • A social approach to defining disability should
    be adopted
  • A commitment to flexible timely income
    assistance employment policies for people with
    episodic disabilities
  • Any new policies and programs must recognize the
    changing nature of the workplace

6
Queen's Report Key Points Continued
  • Government should provide tax incentives or
    grants
  • Everyone needs to be better informed about the
    advantages of involving people with episodic
    disabilities more equitably

7
Developing a Canadian Model

8
Process
  • Review of recommendations from Queens report
  • Consultation with disability management
    professionals and other champions
  • Draft review by Project Advisory Committee
    members, disability management consultants,
    academia, insurance sector and government
    representatives

9
Model Highlights
  • Income Support, Health and Other Benefits
  • Financial supports
  • Drug, Health and other Benefits
  • Individualized supports
  • Supports benefit both employees and employers
  • Workplace Environment
  • Workplace policy changes
  • Comprehensive employee supports

10
Model Highlights
  • Disability Management Centres (DMC)
  • Comprehensive supports for both employees and
    employers
  • Can be accessed multiple times
  • Services meet the needs of the individual or
    organization
  • Employee Service Process
  • Employer Service Process

11
Disability Management Centre Services

12
Disability Management Centres
  • A unified accessible system of structural
    supports
  • Comprehensive case management support regarding
    episodic disabilities to both employers and
    employees
  • Consulting and various other services designed
  • Engage disabled employees in the workplace to
    their optimal capacity

13
Employee Service Process

14
Recommendations
  • Partial CPP(D) benefits
  • Continuous federal extended drug
    and health benefits
  • Improved coordination with the
    insurance sector
  • Portability of benefits
  • Federal incentives to underwrite insurance
    premiums for the uninsured

15
Strengthening the Workplace Environment
  • Workplace Policy Changes (legislative or
    voluntary)
  • Continuous employee assistance
  • Allows persons to work to their potential as
    their health permits
  • Seamless income support and benefits coverage
    whether or not able to work.

16
From plans to reality
  • Next steps include strategizing the design and
    the national implementation process for the pilot
    sites
  • Monitoring and evaluation recommendations and
    pilot sites
  • Strong support is needed from all sectors

17
A Role for Everyone
  • Upcoming work within the breakout sessions is
    designed to identify the nature of support that
    is needed from each sector.
  • The following questions will be addressed
  • What can your sector bring to move on the
    recommendations?
  • What complementary response is needed from other
    sectors?
  • THANK YOU!!!
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