Latest help and resources from Westfield Health

22nd May 2020

At Westfield Health we remain committed to supporting your members and their people during this challenging period and are working hard to create resources to help.

We recently shared with you the first guides in our Wellbeing Toolkit, which included Coping with change, Sleep and rest, Breathing techniques for relaxation, and Healthy eating: these guides can all be accessed in our COVID-19 resource centre where you’ll also find a Mental Health Support Bundle to mark Mental Health Awareness Week.

Our latest factsheets are now available:

Wellbeing toolkit: Back care

Between working remotely and watching a few extra series on Netflix, it can add up to a lot of time sitting down, taking its toll on our back and overall health. In this factsheet, we’ll look at why sitting too much is such a risk, back care when working from home and ways to improve your posture.

Download Wellbeing toolkit: Back care

Wellbeing toolkit: Active minds

As social distancing starts to become the norm and the weeks at home add up, it can take its toll on our mental health. With some of the measures set to be in place for the medium term, this factsheet looks at ways to stay in touch and stay busy to take your mind off the outbreak and enjoy your time at home.

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Wellbeing toolkit: Active at home

With gyms shut and many exercise classes no longer running, it can be hard to stay active at the moment. But getting enough physical activity is essential for our physical and mental health. This factsheet contains some easy ways to get started.

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Wellbeing toolkit: Controlling worry

With so many changes to our daily routine combined with health concerns, it can be easy for worry to spiral out of control at the moment. Learn more about identifying types of worry and how to control worrying in this factsheet.

Download Wellbeing toolkit: Controlling worry

Key Workers support pack

Whilst many people are working from home, key workers are still in the workplace keeping the country moving. From getting to work with limited public transport to increased health worries, being at work during the COVID-19 outbreak comes with its own unique set of challenges and stresses. We’ve created this support pack your members can share with their key workers to help them look after their personal wellbeing during this difficult time.

Download Key Workers support pack

Employee wellbeing and the return to work webinar

This week we hosted a live interactive Q&A webinar for almost 150 HR and business professionals where we explored reintegration plans and what these could look like for employers and their people.

Our Head of Coaching, Mark Pinches, led a session on techniques that can be used to support emotional wellbeing, how to manage anxiety, and the impact of the ‘new normal’. Vicky Walker, our Head of People, followed this with a mini panel session with two senior HR professionals from very different work environments, to share their ideas and the approach they’ll be taking to get their people safely back to work. There was also a Q&A session where the delegates had the opportunity to share concerns and ideas.

You can access a recording of the webinar here

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