Workbridge is the largest New Zealand-owned employment service for people with a disability or health condition.
What are mobility impairments?
Mobility impairment can be caused by a wide range of conditions, and includes not only people who use wheelchairs or mobility scooters, but also those who use walking sticks or other mobility aids, or may simply need to rest more often. Others may have mobility impairments which affect the use of their arms.
How do mobility impairments affect people in employment?
People with mobility impairments may require adaptations to improve the accessibility of the workplace and their workstation. They may also require assistance or accommodations if travel to other locations is required in the job.