For staff to flourish and perform at their best, they need to feel supported. In fact, support from colleagues and managers is often reported as a key factor in good workplace wellbeing. Knowing the right thing to do to support staff through challenges they’re facing isn’t always easy though.
Which is why we’ve compiled these pages of resources to help you support those around you.
Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Responding to Emergencies
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Maintain balance between your work and home lives.
Distract yourself from worries by doing something else. Absorb yourself in a hobby, get some exercise, watch a film, or chat with friends.
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Find ways to be a team. Protect time for team activities; formal meetings and informal coffee breaks, either in real life or virtually.
Attend to the basics first, by paying attention to safety and practical needs. Ensure your staff have the equipment they need, as well as access to food, drink and uninterrupted rest.
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