COVID- 19 PANDEMIC
During these difficult times we are ensuring that we continue to support the mental wellbeing of our people and communities through the challenges we face. We are aware that the global situation trigerred by the coronavirus pandemic will have a huge impact in our everyday lives. Our systems have undertaken a change without precedent. We are committed to work together to overcome the challenges. We will work to support our staff, the people who use our services, and we aim to help community members to look after each other.
It is absolutely essential that you keep yourself well physically and mentally during coronavirus. This prospect can be particularly daunting due to the information on the internet and TV, especially as events are changing daily. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious about what it all means, this page hopefully provides some good tips on keeping well, free resources on maintaining good mental health, and some useful links.
STAY SAFE AT HOME DURING LOCKDOWN
Keep the virus out
Eat well and keep hydrated
Check these links between food and mood.
Remember your medication
Check with your GP practice the procedures to get repeat prescriptions. Continue accessing support if possible If you have appointments with doctors or support services, you will be offered either a phone call or a videocall. If you are a technology phobic, you can ask for advice on how to use digital support platforms.
MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
ASIST Trauma Care
The psychological needs of healthcare staff as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic British Psychological Society Covid19 Staff Wellbeing Group Considerations for psychologists working with children and young people using online video platforms DCP Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families in association with the Digital Healthcare Sub-Committee.