The Coronavirus outbreak means many people are working in unusual arrangements. There may also be uncertainty and concerns from staff members. With this in mind, the CMHA UK team has compiled this fact sheet detailing useful resources and tips to support you and the mental health of your employees.
Remote working has increased in recent years and has many benefits, however, working remotely for some of your colleagues may be a new experience and requires some adjustment for both the individual and teams involved.
Issues that can arise which might impact the mental health of employees working remotely include:
CIPD: Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for UK employers:
ACAS: Advice for employers and employees:
World Health Organisation: coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak:
Mind: Coronavirus and your wellbeing:
Mental Health Foundation, looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak:
Mind: The 5 Ways to Wellbeing:
Trello: How to embrace remote working:
IOSH: Home office, mobile office:
Gov.uk: Latest government advice and information:
World Health Organisation:
Help and advice lines:
Save the Children: how to talk to kids about the coronavirus: