Wellbeing at Work are commissioned by Plymouth City Council to deliver services to businesses in Plymouth or to those businesses with over 50% of their employees having a Plymouth postcode.

What’s new from Wellbeing at Work?

August 7th, 2020 | News

Wellbeing at Work update and more ….

Exercising from home!

Our new blog is now live! Find out what Jenny has been doing to keep fit and healthy whilst working from home.

Visit the Blog here.

Online Training is HERE!!!!

We are excited to announce our new online training package, which has evolved in line with COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. This includes:
  • Understanding Mental Health & Wellbeing (UMHWB)
  • Understanding Grief & Bereavement (UG&B)
  • Wellbeing Champions

When COVID-19 social distancing guidance becomes less restrictive, we will once again be in a position to offer face-to-face training. Although, it will still be possible for organisations to request bespoke online training for the mentioned courses as outlined above.

For more information or to register your interest in any of the above courses please email livewell.training@nhs.net 

COVID-19: Psychological First Aid

Learn how to give practical and emotional support to individuals using PFA
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care in the immediate aftermath of the emergency event.
On this course, you’ll explore the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to help people cope.
The course will teach you the key principles of giving psychological first aid in emergencies.
This course has been produced by Public Health England and is based on international guidance from the World Health Organisation, United Nations and partners.

Wellbeing at Work Autumn Forum

We are moving forward with plans to enable us to bring you the Autumn forum on the 7th October. We will have workshops around “Sleep” and “Alcohol Awareness”. Book your place today to attend as places will be limited.

Health Improvement Annual Impact Report 2019-2020

Plymouth City Council commission Livewell Southwest to deliver the Health Improvement Service for the city. The health improvement service is made up of One You Plymouth, Wellbeing at Work and Building Community Capacity. Click the link below to have a look at the figures.

Steptember is coming!

It’s coming!  Get ready!
This September the four week walking challenge will start on Monday 7th September and there are lots of wellbeing prizes up for grabs.  Sign up your colleagues and get ready to walk!  Let us know about your walks and how you are increasing your steps in and around Plymouth.  Extra prizes this year include a Wellbeing Champion prize for the best Steptember workplace campaign.  Let us know how you will be promoting your campaign and send us your team photos! You can register you interest between Monday 3rd August – Monday 31st August.

Register here.

Food is Fun CIC Cook and Care

Food is Fun CIC are running a Cook and Care Project to help support those individuals that are still socially isolated during these times! It allows these individuals be able to virtually socialise and have a meal with with someone after they have cooked it. If there is anyone you know that may benefit from this project then click on the link below to find out some more information.

Find out more.

Better Health Campaign from PHE

Public Health England have released a new campaign called ‘Better Health’. There is a lot of support around healthy eating and getting moving from the ‘Better Health app’ to the ‘Couch to 5k app’ and even includes discount for Slimming world and Weight Watchers. Follow the link below to find out more information and support that is on offer.

Find out more

One You Plymouth Eatwell 1-2-1 support

One You Plymouth have been working hard behind the scenes to adapt to the new circumstances. They are now able to offer the 12 week Eatwell Programme either via telephone or the Livewell Connect app. The Eatwell Practitoners will help you look at your current lifestyle and eating habits, they will help support you to make SMART goals and be able to become a healthier you! If your interested follow the link below which will take you to the One You Plymouth website where you can find out more information!






Upcoming Campaigns
Steptember … Register your interest between Monday 3rd August to Monday 31st August.
Find out more and register your interest here7th – 13th September is Know Your Numbers Week – This year ‘Know Your Numbers Week’ is dedicated to knowing your ‘Blood Pressure’ numbers. This is really important as high blood pressure has no symptoms.
To find out more information about Know Your Numbers clock here
10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day – Every year hundreds of Organisations and Communities come to together across the world to help spread awareness of suicide.
To find out more information about how you can get involved click here23rd September is National Fitness Day – National Fitness day is the most physically active day in the year, it’s to show how much physical active play apart in our lives
To find out more about National Fitness Day click here25th September is Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning – Every year Macmillan hold a nationwide coffee morning to help raise funds to help support people who are facing cancer. Last year Macmillan “raised £27.5 million and are aiming to top that this year.”
To find out how to get involved and to get your coffee morning pack click here.