To support staff who have been off sick or are experiencing mental health issues you can consider a number of adjustments to work life. We have listed some of the adjustments you could consider as a starting point.
It has been mentioned in the press a lot recently that there are so many children suffering with mental health issues at a young age. In light of this, the Duchess of Cambridge has launched a new website, funded by the Royal Foundation. ‘Mentally Healthy Schools’ is a free website designed to raise awareness of child mental health issues and provide resources for primary schools to use.
In many workplaces mental health is the elephant in the room. Often, employees are too scared to approach management with this topic and problems spiral. Looking after the mental health of your employees makes business sense. Read more about the costs and how you can support employees better.
Do you feel equipped to discuss mental health matters with employees? Here are things to think about to help you prepare: Timing and location are key! Choose an appropriate environment where the employee can feel safe and relaxed. Make the discussion about the employee not attendance spreadsheets! People can find it difficult to open up…