Workforce Disability Equality Standard 2019-2022

The WDES focuses on the experiences of KMPT disability staff in the workplace compared to non-disabled staff. There are specific measures within each of the indicators that measure the data, experiences and opportunities for disabled staff.

Publication date:
01 October 2020
Date range:
October 2020 - October 2021

Metric 6 - Disability Leave Policy

Disabled staff compared to non-disabled staff saying that they have felt pressure from their manager to come to work, despite not feeling well enough to perform their duties.


Research the potential of introducing disability leave policy, how it differentiates from attendance policy.


Staff awareness and understanding of disability leave – reasonable adjustment to sickness absence.

Time frame

October 2019– December 2019


To be carried over.