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Wellbeing Calendar

Our Wellbeing Calendar is packed full of useful resources that focus on Physical, Financial, Social and Mental Wellbeing.

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Q1 - Social Wellbeing

January - Social Wellbeing

In Q1 we focus on the link between mental health and social wellbeing and how to encourage employee engagement.

Resources

Webinar - 5 ways to build your resilience.  Join us live on Thursday 28th Jan at 10.00-10.45am. Hosted by John Kendall, Senior Rehabilitation Consultant at Canada Life.

Plan your own activity

Sign-up your team to the ‘Dry January’ challenge and help them boost their health by giving up alcohol for a month.

Awareness days

1-31st January
Dry January month
www.alcoholchange.org.uk

3rd January
Festival of Sleep Day 2021
#FestivalOfSleepDay

February - Social Wellbeing

In Q1 we focus on the link between mental health and social wellbeing and how to encourage employee engagement.

Resources

Time to change - Find activities, training, events and tools to help change attitudes towards mental health in the workplace.

Plan your own activity

Download the new 2021 workplace kindness calendar and share ideas and inspiration on random acts of kindness.

Awareness Days

4th February
World Cancer Day
www.worldcancerday.org

6th February
Time To Talk Day
www.time-to-change.org.ok

17th February
Random Acts of Kindness Day
www.randomactsofkindness.org

 

March - Social Wellbeing

In Q1 we focus on the link between mental health and social wellbeing and how to encourage employee engagement.

Resources

Lower your stress flyer - Share with your team which explains the link between stress and unhealthy habits that can increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases.

NHS SmokeFree app - Download the free NHS SmokeFree app to help anyone stop smoking and get daily support.

Plan your own activity

Organise a workplace event to highlight International Women’s day to celebrate women’s achievements and raise awareness of equality in work.

Awareness Days

8th March
International Women’s Day
www.internationalwomensday.com

11th March
No Smoking Day
www.nosmokingday.org.uk

 

Q2 - Physical Wellbeing

April - Physical Wellbeing

In Q2 we focus on the link between mental health and physical wellbeing and how to encourage employee engagement.

Resources

WeCare – employee guide - Help your employees start their fitness journey with personalised get fit programmes included with WeCare.

Stress - 30 day challenge - Share these hints and tips to help your team manage stress better in April to support Stress Awareness Month.

Plan your own activity

Share this short WeCare video with your employees to build engagement, help manage stress and prevent burnout.

Awareness Days

1-30 April
Stress awareness month https://www.stress.org.uk/stressawarenessmonth/

May - Physical Wellbeing

In Q2 we focus on the link between mental health and physical wellbeing and how to encourage employee engagement.

Resources

Recorded webinar - Share “5 ways to build your resilience” to help your employees take practical steps to build resilience and boost wellbeing.

WeCare employer guide - Find out how WeCare supports your employee’s mental health with up to 10 mental health consultations, tailored advice on managing stress and guidance on burnout prevention.

Plan your own activity

Share the free NHS Active 10 app which helps your employees record their walking, track steps, set goals and boost physical activity.

Awareness Days

10-16 May
Mental Health Awareness Week
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

1-30 May
National Walking Month
www.livingstreets.org.uk

June - Physical Wellbeing

In Q2 we focus on the link between mental health and physical wellbeing and how to encourage employee engagement.

Resources

WeCare video - Share the benefits of WeCare with your employees like tailored support to quit smoking and bespoke fitness and nutritional programmes.

WeCare employee flyer - Remind an employee they have access to a GP 24/7 via video or phone call to discuss any medical condition or diagnosis.

Plan your own activity

Share this WeCare email to raise employee awareness of WeCare and promote the importance of men’s health.

Awareness Days

14-20 June
Men's Health Week
https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/mhw

Q3 - Financial Wellbeing

July - Financial Wellbeing

In Q3 we focus on financial wellbeing and how best to support your employees.

Resources

WeCare employee guide - Let your employees know they have access to legal and financial guidance through WeCare.

WeCare poster - Use our new poster to help promote WeCare in your workplace.

Mental Health and Money Toolkit - Understand, manage and improve your mental and financial health.

Plan your own activity

Share this free budget planner with your employees to help them achieve their financial goals.

Awareness Days

1-31 July
Talk to us: Samaritans Awareness Month https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/campaign/talk-us/

24 July
Samaritans awareness day https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/business-partnerships/

August - Financial Wellbeing

In Q3 we focus on financial wellbeing and how best to support your employees.

Resources

WeCare Employer guide - Learn more about how WeCare can help your employees improve their financial wellbeing.

Mental health toolkit for small workplaces - This toolkit from Mental Health at Work contains everything you need to start making a difference.

Toolkit: Supporting the financial wellbeing of your employees - This toolkit from Mental Health at Work brings together some resources you can use to create a culture of financial wellness at work.

Plan your own activity

Money and mental health - Share these practical tips on managing money and improving mental health with your employees.

Awareness Days

5 August
Cycle to work day - Take part in the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event https://www.cycletoworkday.org/

September - Financial Wellbeing

In Q3 we focus on financial wellbeing and how best to support your employees.

Resources

WeCare Video - Learn more about how WeCare can help your employees boost their financial resilience.

People managers' guide to mental health - Managing people? Being able to spot the warning signs of poor mental health and offer the right support early on can have a significant impact on an employees wellbeing.

Why employee financial wellbeing matters - Why a financial wellbeing policy should form an integral part of every employer’s holistic wellbeing strategy.

Plan your own activity

Get ready for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 24 September with these workplace fund-raising tips from MacMillan.

Awareness Days

5 September
International Day of Charity https://www.un.org/en/observances/charity-day

10 September
World Suicide Prevention Day http://www.iasp.info/wspd/

15 September
Pension Awareness Day https://pensionawarenessday.com/

24 September
Macmillan Cancer Support - World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Q4 - Mental Wellbeing

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