If you have been diagnosed with facial palsy you may feel unwell and may need to take some time off to recover. This section of our website outlines some of the support available to you and your employer.

Employer’s guide

Often employers have no experience of facial palsy. This employer’s guide will make it easier for your employer to understand what it means to have facial palsy.

Employee’s guide

If you have been diagnosed with facial palsy, you may be concerned about returning to an existing job, looking for work for the first time or returning to the workplace after a break. Our employee’s guide gives information about your rights in the workplace.

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Last reviewed: 27-07-2018    ||    Next review due: 27-07-2020