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.

Hello February!

March 15th, 2021 | News

Child Maintenance Group are GOLD Standard!

We are really pleased to announce that the Plymouth Child Maintenance Group Centre has achieved the Gold Award within the Wellbeing at Work Award Programme. CMG have worked incredibly hard to achieve this award and have gained a reputation for putting staff health and wellbeing at the top of their agenda. Having achieved their Bronze Award in October 2019 and then Silver Award in June 2020 they have pulled out all the stops to top it with Gold. Congratulations! Case study coming soon!

Well done to everyone at the Child Maintenance Group

Wellbeing at Work Virtual Conference

Our Wellbeing at Work Conference has been rescheduled to 28th April 2021. We have presentations from Public Health England, St Luke’s Hospice, Plymouth City Council and The Wellbeing at Work Team.

Book your place here!

Wellbeing Champions are going the extra mile with the Devon Referral Support Service!

DRSS have been working hard since they trained their Wellbeing Champions back in December 2019. Take a look at their case study which highlights some of the amazing wellbeing at work to help keep staff connected and supported! Why not let us know what your Wellbeing Champions are up to and share your news. We’d love to hear from you!

Read here

Connect 5 training is now virtual!

We are delighted to be able to announce that Wellbeing at Work are now able to offer Connect 5 virtually 5 via MS Teams and its FREE. The connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes. You must complete session 1 to be eligible to attend session 2, and complete session 2 to be eligible to attend session 3.

To secure your place follow the links below:

Session 1 :https://livewell-connect5-s1.eventbrite.co.uk

Session 2 :https://livewell-connect5-s2.eventbrite.co.uk

Session 3 :https://livewell-connect5-s3.eventbrite.co.uk

W@W Stay Connected Flyer

Wellbeing at Work have put together a flyer filled with ideas to help you all stay connected while working from home. Please feel free to share this flyer with your Wellbeing Champions and remember to check out other free resources on our website.

Resources here

Wellbeing Training Dates

Please follow the links below to book places onto our virtual training courses. Face to face training is on hold following updated government guidance.

***Please be aware that some of our training courses have gone over to our sister training department due to team redeployment***

Wellbeing Champions:

https://lsw-wbchamps-virtual.eventbrite.co.uk

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing:

Understanding Grief and Bereavement:

https://understanding-grief-and-bereavement-workshop.eventbrite.co.uk

If you would like to book a virtual bespoke training session for you organisation then please email livewell.training@nhs.net which will take you to the Wellbeing Training Team.

Take some time out during your day!

Headspace have put a number of YouTube videos together to encourage meditation/time out during you working day. Please remember to be kind to yourself and that 30min – 1hr per day is really important for your Mental Health.

Meditation Videos

The Livewell Foundation is the charitable arm of Livewell Southwest. It was set up to administer the charitable funds from donors who make a gift in return for the quality care they receive. It also enables Livewell Southwest CIC to fulfil its community interest by making grants to local causes who deliver fantastic health and wellbeing outcomes. Over the past 12 months, the Foundation has supported projects which reach more than 73,000 local patients – helping to prevent ill health, promote good health and reduce social isolation.

The Livewell Foundation is now looking for corporate partners to join its quest to enable more people in Plymouth and South West Devon to lie happier and healthier lives. The Foundation will work with you to design a mutually beneficial strategic partnership. As well as working together to support more patients, your business will reap remarkable rewards.

Find out more by downloading our corporate pack.

Upcoming Campaigns

1st – 31st March 2021 – 2021 – National Bed Month 2021 – It’s time to learn the importance of a good nights sleep with the Sleep Council. To find out more: click here

7th – 13th March 2021 – No More Week 2021 – spearheaded by the national campaign “UK says no more” this week is to raise awareness about Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence in the UK. To find out more: click here

10th March 2021 – National No Smoking Day – No smoking day is a annual health awareness day which is intended to help people who want to quit smoking. To find out more: click here

19th March 2021 – Comic Relief/Red Nose Day 2021 – When you donate to Comic Relief or Sport Relief, you’re supporting vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally. Our vision is to create a just world free from poverty and we’re doing this by funding amazing organisations doing amazing things. To find out more: click here