Wellbeing support and keeping in touch

This page was last updated on: 24 September 2020, 1.08pm

Mental Health First Aiders

We have a number of Mental Health First Aiders across Thera Group. Details of your local Mental Health First Aider will be included in your letter from HR if you have to self-isolate, or you can get the details by emailing pandemic@thera.co.uk

 

Every Mind Matters

The NHS has launched a website called ‘Every Mind Matters’ to provide support and resources which can help you to maintain good mental health.

Some of the resources include how to sleep better, tackling loneliness, and how to manage your mental wellbeing whilst working at home.

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

 

Better Health

The Government has advised that people who are very obese (BMI of 40 or above) can be at risk of complications if they get coronavirus. NHS has launched ‘Better Health’, a series of resources that aim to support people to improve their health.

Some of the resources include:

  • losing weight
  • stop smoking
  • getting active

https://www.nhs.uk/better-health/

 

Employee Assistance Programme

As a Thera employee, you can access the Employee Assistance Programme. This gives you access to:

  • 24-hour phone line counselling service with qualified counsellors
  • practical financial and legal information
  • general medical advice from nurses, pharmacists or midwives

Accessing the Employee Assistance Programme is free and confidential. Call 0800 068 6729 to get started.

 

The Gr8 Chat and Brew

Paradigm have launched the Gr8 Chat and Brew, hosting group video calls that will keep people connected at a time when people are becoming increasingly isolated across the country: www.paradigm-uk.org/2020/03/20/the-gr8-chat-brew

 

Social media

Follow the Thera Trust social media pages to keep in touch:

www.facebook.com/theragroup

www.linkedin.com/company/theratrust

www.twitter.com/theratrust

 

Where can I go for more information?

You can find more information in your Thera Group COVID-19 briefing sheets and these are sent out to managers regularly. You can also find information on Thera’s website: www.thera.co.uk/contact/coronavirus

 

You can also find more information in your Company policies and modules:

  • Pandemic Influenza
  • Infection Control Policy
  • Infection Control module 54

You can also get more information from: www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/