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Health @ Home Portal: Home

Supporting colleagues with their Health and Wellbeing

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The information below relates to current virtual activities which have been made available to staff to provide support for health and wellbeing from home.

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Activities to support Mental Health

Free virtual wellbeing courses:

  • Led by Compass Recovery College - open to all staff as well as the public
  • Courses include Mental Health awareness, Lunch & Learn Wellbeing, Creative Courses and social sessions

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Mental Health at Work Resources:

  • Numerous resources, articles and links to help you manage your own health, whilst looking after others

 

 

 

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10-minute productivity boosters:

  • Taking short breaks throughout the day can boost your productivity and help reduce feelings of stress and being overwhelmed.
  • Ensuring that all staff take a break is listed as a priority in our trust People Strategy, and forms part of our CARE values.
  • Click here to see some suggestions for tasks to complete to distract your mind during a short break from work in order to boost your productivity.

 

 

 

 

 

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Better Health - Simple tips for working from home

  • These simple tips can help you while working at home, to feel more productive and take care of your mental health in these difficult times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bailey and French - Guide to working from home

  • More tips to help you while working at home, to feel more productive and take care of your mental health in these difficult times.

 

 

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Activities to support Physical Health

NHS Better Health Campaign

  • Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support.

 

 

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NHS Exercise Pages

  • Couch to 5km (running)
  • Exercise tips and guides
  • 10-minute beginner exercise videos
  • NHS Fitness studio - 24 instructor-led videos across aerobics, strength, pilates and yoga 

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Caring for your back

  • If you are working from home, you should ensure your workstation is set up similarly to your usual office desk.

  • Click here to access a DSE assessment self-assessment form, provided for staff by Occupational Health. This will support you to set up your workstation correctly.

  • Click here to access an online guide to caring for your back whilst working from home, provided by BackCare (the National Back Pain Association)

  • Click here to access a series of informative videos and helpful exercise videos to help you care for your back whilst working from home.

 

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Get Berkshire Active

  • #StayinWorkout campaign has a dedicated page for supporting those wanting to remain active at home
  • Includes tips and activities to support physical activity during the current pandemic

 

 

 

 

 

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Healthy Eating

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