Talking about Menopause at Work is a Podcast available on WATCH & GO® — Tell me more…
Communicating and seeking supportOrganisations are increasingly seeking to develop policies for supporting people – both men and women – who are adversely affected by menopause symptoms. In this 9-minute podcast, Pat Duckworth explains what menopause and andropause are, and why it’s so important to talk openly at work about menopause and hormone fluctuations. She also shares valuable information for individuals and describes why it makes good business sense to promote better understanding of menopause.
Summary of learning messages
It's important to talk about the menopause at work
Find out what people need by asking sensitive questions and listening carefully
Men can experience menopause symptoms as well as women
There is a male menopause as well as a female menopause – hormones affect everyone
Explore reasonable adjustments People feel supported and work better when practical solutions are provided.
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