Wellbeing Guidance and Resources for Social Care
Overview of Wellbeing for Social Care | Social Care Wellbeing Toolkit v3 April 2022
Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
Check in, Check out…
Take a moment to reflect on what you have been involved with today.
Identify three things that went well. Acknowledge what may have been difficult.
Remind yourself that it’s okay to ask for help.
Remember to be proud of the work you did today.
Take a moment to check in with your colleagues.
Are they okay?
Choose an action that signifies the end of the working day.
How are you going to rest and recharge?
Replaying what you have been through
Images or other memories
to different thoughts and feelings that weren’t around before the pandemic
people, job, relationships
mood and habits
When to ask for help…
If you are experiencing high levels of distress.
If you are unable to focus at work or home, are unable to perform daily activities, make decisions, or have poor sleep over a long period.
If you have significantly increased or changed your use of substances this may include alcohol, fitness activities, food.
If those around you are very worried about you.
If you are worried about your ability to keep yourself safe.