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Creating a Healthy Workplace
Health Promotion Resource Library
Everything you need to know is now in one place with this visual resource specific for workplaces
Recruitment, Rentention and Return to work
Benchmarking Absence Rates: Are you on the right path? check how you're doing against XpertHR's five benchmarking data points on absence rates and costs. Download the XpertHR infographic which presents key findings from XpertHR research
What is a FIT NOTE?
Getting back to work and the new Fit Note. The new Fit Note (which replaces the sick note) has been designed to help people to return to work more smoothly. For more information please click here
Mental Wellbeing including minimising stress
Free Resilience Tool
The i-resilience report and online resources are the first set of integrated resilience tools available that are completely free to use, both for you and your entire organisation. Using the validated personality questionnaire and based on the responses, the i-resilience report reveals which of the four key components users naturally draw on for resilience - confidence, adaptability,purposefulness and the need for social support. For further information click here
Emotional Resilience Toolkit. Healthy People = Healthy Profits
Nurture the emotional resilience of your employees to ensure the health of your business in challenging as well as favourable conditions.Click here for more information on the emotional resilience toolkit.
International Stress Management Association
National Stress Awareness Day is an annual event held on the first Wednesday in November each year. ISMA privides a number of downloadable support materials:
- Facts about stress 2013
- How to identify stress
- The 60 second tranquiliser
- Top 10 stress busting tips
Download the new "five ways to wellbeing" app
Taking the renowned Five Ways to Wellbeing into the digital world, this free app gives anyone with an iOS or Android smartphone a chance to reflect on their wellbeing, set activities to help improve their wellbeing and track their progress – all from the comfort of a phone. The activities are not prescriptive. It has been built to be very flexible to give you a free and convenient way of reminding yourself to look after your wellbeing and take time to Connect, Take Notice, Be Active, Keep Learning and Give.
Stress Tool Kit
As a result of Government national studies and guidance it is becoming more and more apparent that the need for stress control and reduction is key due to increasing prevalence of sickness absence in the workplace through increased stress levels. This Stress Tool kit is recommended for both staff and management and has been designed to be delivered by anyone and too anyone.
This toolkit contains a desktop presentation covering:
• Signs & Symptoms of Stress
• General Stress Information
• Is Stress an Issue
• Stress & The Workplace
• Mental Health
• Case Studies
In addition to this, we have included a wide range of resources in leaflet, booklet and DVD form.
The toolkit has been designed to be a flexible resource and can be easily adapted for individual workplaces, with the option to use only some or all of the contents.
This resource comes in the form of a Toolkit and is available on loan from our Resource Library & Information Service for a maximum of 2 weeks at a time.
To access this resource, please contact:
www.healthpromcornwall.org / 01209 615600
How to make mental health services work for men
Workplace Mental Health Resources for OH and Line Managers
Time to Change: Campaign targeting discrimination against people with mental health problems and improving public attitudues - click here
Eight Steps to resilience at work - click here
Mindful Employers - An employer-led initiative that aims to increase the awareness of mental health at work - click here
Shift - An initiative to tackle stigma and discrimination on mental health issues in England. A line managers resource was launched in 2010 - click here.
HSE Standards for Work-Related Stress - click here
MIND - Getting ahead: Why Mental Health at Work Matters
Back Pain and Prevention
Back Pain Management and Prevention Policy - click here
Exercises at your Desk
A basic workout that allows you to stretch the body parts that suffer most from sitting down at a desk all day including your arms, wrists and back. There are also some basic strength exercises you can do either sitting at your desk or standing up. Click Here.
More exercises include:
Exercises for the shoulder
Exercises for the lower back
Exercises for the wrist
A video on how to stretch and strengthen your lower back whilst at work click here
When good backs go bad - click here
The role of Physiotherapy - click here
COMING SOON- A self help guide to managing your lower back pain
All of the above is provided by PhysioMed. For more information please click here
Alcohol and Substance misuse
Alcohol Health Network
Alcohol in the Workplace Fact Sheet
Physical Activity including Active Travel
Physical Activity & Sport Offer
Working with a range of partners we have secured a 'Physical Activity & Sport Offer' for all organisations who join and work towards the Healthy Workplace Award. The offer is in the form of a 'menu' of opportunities and ideas, to encourage employees to become more physically active.
- Cornwall Council Leisure Services - Each leisure centre has identified a workplace health champion, can offer taster sessions and group tours.
- Pedometer Challenge
- Sports club taster sessions
- Cornwall Beach Olympics
- Low cost bright ideas to get active
For more information click here
Physical Activity Policy
Click here to download an example physical activity policy
Get Active Thoughts for your week!
Please click here for 'Get Active Thoughts for your Week' produced by Cornwall Sports Partnership and for more details on opportunities and activities to become more active in Cornwall please visitwww.getactivecornwall.co.uk
Healthier Eating including Healthy Weight
Cornwall Healthy Weight
Please click here to download this great recipe book which was produced by Cornwall Healthy Weight. For more details on healthy eating or to find a weight management group near you please visit www.cornwallhealthyweight.org.uk
Public Health England and Business in the Community published a physical activity, healthy eating and healthier weight toolkit aimed at employers which consolidates the best evidence, employer practice and aligned with the best freely available resources.
The toolkit can be downloaded here
Choosing Well including Sun Safety
New Macmillan Toolkit - Work & Cancer
Order your free Essential work and cancer toolkit, which contains practical advice, top tips and guidance for HR professionals, managers and employees. It has been created to ensure that people affected by cancer are effectively supported, should they wish to remain in or return to work. Click Here.
For advice on training and support click here
Macmillan Cancer Resources Catalogue 2015
Cancer in the workplace videos by Macmillan
- These Cancer in the Workplace videos aim to help employees, managers, occupational health and human resources professionals handle issues around cancer and work.
To access the videos please click here
Lung Cancer Leaflet
Bowel Cancer Leaflet
Breast Cancer Leaflet
Ovarian Cancer Leaflet
Prostate Cancer Leaflet
Cancer Research UK
Preventing Cancer Poster
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
Fact Sheet: Cervical Cancer download
Mini-fact sheets about Cervical Cancer download
Health promotion cards download
Abnormal Screening Results: The Facts download
Mini-fact sheet about Cervical Screening download
Ovarian Cancer Action
Signs and Symptoms Poster
Signs and Symptoms Leaflet
Symptoms Diary download
Top Tips - Working from Home
To tips for staying productive and healthy while working at home. Click Here.
New Occupational Health Adviceline for Small Business
Health for Work Advice Line - 0800 0 77 88 44
Blood Pressure Association
General blood pressure leaflet
NHS Health Checks
Want to have NHS Health checks in the workplace or you want to find more information about the clicks - click here
The impact of physical environments on employee wellbeing – topic overview
This topic overview is one of four commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) exploring issues around health, work and unemployment.