Employees’ mental health is a big concern; especially now, due to the negative impact the pandemic has on mental health. But what do you do when an employee seems to be forgetful? What about when you notice a decline in their ability to do their job?
For example, what about an employee who
- Forgets procedures they’ve done for years.
- Seems confused
- Gets lost going places they’ve been to before
- Repeatedly asking the same questions, even if they’ve received the answer.
These are all signs of the onset of dementia. The World Health Organization estimates that 5 to 8 percent of people over 60 suffer from some form of dementia, but it can begin much earlier–in people’s 30s, 40s, or 50s. So, what do you do if you notice an employee who seems to be struggling?
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