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PPE: advice for unpaid carers providing personal care 

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The Scottish Government has published advice for unpaid carers who visit or live with a friend or family member to provide help with personal care such as washing or dressing.  The advice details the situations…

Supporting Colleagues

Safety First – Psychological First Aid 

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed approach to help people in the immediate aftermath of a major incident. It is designed to foster adaptive functioning and coping and is…

Supporting Colleagues

Modelling: do as I do

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Managers influence the tone and culture in the workplace and this is especially important when we talk about staff well-being. There’s little point trying to encourage your staff to take care of themselves if…

Team matters

Supporting positive mental health and wellbeing through compassionate leadership

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During the pandemic many within the Health and Social Care workforce have been asked to learn new skills, work in different settings, on their own or with new team members…

Supporting Colleagues

Preventing moral Injury – advice for leaders

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This audio is from a full webinar which you can access here.

Team matters

Prepare, train and support

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There are many things that protect health and social care staff against the emotional toll of the work they do with people who are seriously ill, or vulnerable in other ways. These include the support we get from colleagues, a sense of purpose and pride in doing an important job to the best of our abilities.

Team matters

Helping people pace themselves and cope with exhaustion

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As a manager, it’s understandable that you want to get the best out of your staff. You might be under pressure to meet deadlines or reduce waiting lists – whatever…

Team matters

Making it ok to ask for help 

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Encourage staff to look after their physical and mental health and model this by looking after your own. Remember we all have different ways of doing this, some people may…

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Sustaining strong teams

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Being part of a supportive team is a great thing. At their best, teams promote a sense of community, shared purpose and pride. And being happy at work is an…

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