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The UK work experience survey for Persons with Rheumatic Conditions (UK WES-RC) Manual v2

Hammond, A; Woodbridge, S; O'Brien, R; Grant, M; Hammond, A; Woodbridge, S; O'Brien, R; Grant, M


S Woodbridge

R O'Brien

M Grant

S Woodbridge

R O'Brien

M Grant


This manual is designed to support the use of the UK Work experience Survey - Rheumatic Conditions (UK WES-RC). The WES-RC is a structured interview tool to identify work-related barriers and formulate solutions to these. It can be administered anywhere, it addresses a broad range of workplace barriers (in addition to work station and task barriers), and it was originally designed for all types of disabilities. The WES-RC can be administered through either a face-to-face or telephone interview. After collecting background information about their employment, the administrator helps the client identify work barriers using the WES-RC checklists, to prioritize these barriers and form solutions for those the client considers the most significant barriers. The UK WES-RC Manual is adapted from the original WES manual (with permission) developed by Prof R Roessler, University of Arkansas, USA. The UK-WES-RC assessment was modified (with permission) from the original WES-RC developed by Prof Saralynn Allaire, University of Boston, USA (Allaire and Keysor 2009).


Hammond, A., Woodbridge, S., O'Brien, R., Grant, M., Hammond, A., Woodbridge, S., …Grant, M. The UK work experience survey for Persons with Rheumatic Conditions (UK WES-RC) Manual v2. Salford

Other Type Manual / Guide
Deposit Date Jul 1, 2013
Publicly Available Date Jul 1, 2013
Keywords Work Assessment; Vocational Rehabilitation; Arthritis; Occupational Therapy
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Additional Information Additional Information : The UK WES-RC and WES-RC Manual can be copied for clinical, research and educational purposes. For commercial use, electronic copy or queries, contact the lead author: No part of this manual can be modified without prior permission of the lead author.
References : Allaire S & Keysor J (2009). Development of a structured interview tool to help patients identify and solve rheumatic condition related work barriers. Arthritis Care and Research 61(7): 988-995. Hammond A, Allaire S, Grant M, Woodbridge S, O’Brien R, Culley J (2011). Modifying the Work Environment Survey- Rheumatic conditions for use in the UK. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2011;70(Suppl3):763
Projects : WORK-IA: Job Retention Vocational Rehabilitation for people with Inflammatory Arthritis


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