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brian1958
brian1958 Scope Member Posts: 17 Connected
I've just started a new job,12 hour shifts,and it killing me,I am 63 years old and have ataxic cerebral palsy.Should I give up work?

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  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @brian1958

    Welcome to the community, sorry to hear about what you are going through with your new job, 12 hour shifts sounds really tiring. 

    Have you discussed your concerns with your employer? You could talk with them about any reasonable adjustments they could put in place for you, to better enable you to carry out your role.

     

    This is a very supportive and welcoming site to be a part of so I’m sure you’ll find it to be a positive outlet, feel free to have a look around and get involved wherever you’d like 😊 A few notable pages I’d recommend visiting would be:

    • The virtual coffee lounge which is one of our categories, in which we play games and talk about general subjects such as hobbies and interests
    • The recent discussions page, which shows an overview of everything happening across the community
    • The categories page, which shows a full list of discussion groups on the community

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome to the community 

    I agree that 12 hour shifts would be hard for anyone of your age never mind with a health condition 

    You should as detailed above discuss possibilities reasonable adjustments maybe shorter shifts or less days . All you can do is ask in the first instance and see what the response is and take it from there 
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