Discrimination: Managing employees with dementia

Keely Rushmore examines the key points to take away from a recent decision that a 73-year-old Asda employee with memory problems suffered age and disability discrimination Cases such as Hutchinson highlight the importance of treating age-related illnesses as what they are: illnesses. Any underperformance or illness should be dealt with under the performance management or …
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Cases Referenced

  • Elmbridge Housing Trust v O'Donoghue [2004] EWCA Civ 939
  • Hutchinson v Asda Stores Ltd [2022] ET/1602504/2020
  • Peters v Rock Chemicals Ltd [2016] ET/2404460/15
  • Quick v Cornwall Council & anor [2012] ET/1701914/11