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Wellbeing Calendar

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

Sign up to our Workplace Wellbeing emails to be notified when resources are available.

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

  • Article - Manager tips to motivate and engage your employees.
  • Desk Stand - Order a desk stand to help start mental health conversations with your team.
  • Podcast - Share this podcast to help your team build better sleep habits.

Plan your own activity

  • Share our 7 ways to building resilience or talk through the ideas at your next team meeting to help employees build more personal resilience.

Awareness days

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

3rd January
Festival of Sleep Day 2020
#FestivalOfSleepDay

February - Social Wellbeing

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

Resources

  • Article - Find out how to strike the balance between family and work goals.
  • Toolkit - Our wellbeing toolkit for managers helps you empower and support employees.
  • Article - Find out how to build friendships at work.

Plan your own activity

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

  • Podcast - Share this podcast with employees on practical steps to building more resilience.
  • Toolkit - Share this toolkit with anyone struggling with menopause in your team.
  • Article - Get some useful tips on managing the challenges of motherhood and careers.

Plan your own activity

Organise a workplace event to highlight International Women’s day

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 Health

In Q2 we focus on Physical Health and how you can support your employees at this difficult time.

Resources

  • Toolkit - Covering all aspects of the current coronavirus pandemic, find out how you can support your employees’ wellbeing at this challenging time.
  • Recorded Webinar - Learn how you can look after your employees’ emotional wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Article - Staying at home is vital to stop the spread of coronavirus. Share this NHS article to help your employees' mental wellbeing whilst staying at home.

Plan your own activity

Mental Health Toolkit for Managers - Hosted by our Senior Rehabilitation Nurse and Mental Health First Aid trainer, take our one-hour training session teaching you how to support your employees’ mental wellbeing.

Awareness Days

April 16th
National Stress Awareness Day
www.nationalstressawarenessday.co.uk

April 7th
World Health Day
www.who.int

May - Physical Health

In Q2 we focus on Physical Health and how you can support your employees at this difficult time.

Resources

  • Guide - Work from home more effectively. Share this ACAS guide with your employees.
  • Toolkit - Share this Sleep Toolkit with your employees, with tips and guidance on how to get a better night’s sleep.
  • Podcast - Find out the physical, social and emotional benefits of walking.

Plan your own activity

Share this EmployeeCare flyer with your employees to help anyone needing emotional help or financial advice.

Awareness Days

May 1st – 31st
National Walking Month
www.livingstreets.org.uk

May 18th -24th
Mental Health Awareness Week – theme is ‘sleep’
www.mentalhealth.org.uk

June - Physical Health

In Q2 we focus on Physical Health and how you can support your employees at this difficult time.

Resources

  • Infographic - Five ways to reduce workplace stress with practical help and support.
  • Infographic - Find out how you can support employees living with cancer in this infographic.

Plan your own activity

Share this NHS Support to help your employees quit smoking and lead a healthier life.

Awareness Days

June 15th – 21st
Men's Health Week
www.menshealthforum.org.uk

Q3 - Financial Wellbeing

July - Financial Health

In Q3 we focus on the link between mental health and financial wellbeing.

Resources

  • Financial Assessment -Take the assessment to find out the wellbeing of your finances and how to take action.
  • Podcast – Share this podcast ‘overcoming anxiety’ with any employees who are struggling with their mental health.

Plan your own activity

Share this EmployeeCare flyer to remind your employees they can speak to a financial expert free of charge, day or night.

Awareness Days

1st - 30th July
‘Talk to us’ – Samaritans Awareness Campaign
www.samaritans.org

* EmployeeCare is available to our Group Income Protection policy holders.

August - Financial Health

In Q3 we focus on the link between mental health and financial wellbeing.

Resources

  • Infographic – find out 5 ways we can support your employee’s financial wellbeing
  • Toolkit – share this back to work toolkit with employees to assist their mental health.

Plan your own activity

Look at signing up to the cycle to work scheme to help your employees save money, buy a bike and boost their physical health.

Awareness Days

August 6th
Cycle to work day
www.cycletoworkday.org

* EmployeeCare is available to Group Income Protection policyholders.

September - Financial Health

In Q3 we focus on the link between mental health and financial wellbeing.

Resources

Video – Find out how EmployeeCare supports managers with difficult employee conversations.

Toolkit – Share this Mindfulness toolkit to help employees boost wellbeing and increase focus.

Plan your own activity

Sign up for a fund raising kit and host a virtual Macmillan coffee morning.

Awareness Days

10th September
World Suicide Prevention Day
www.samaritans.org

30th September
Macmillan Cancer Support – World’s biggest coffee morning
www.macmillan.org.uk

* EmployeeCare is available to Group Income Protection policyholders.

Q4 - Mental Wellbeing

October - Mental Wellbeing

In Q4 we focus on how to support good mental health at work.

Mental Health Resources

  • Wellbeing Check - Use this checklist to help look after your daily mental health.
  • Stress Bucket Exercise - Use this exercise with your team every month to help manage daily stressors and build better coping strategies.

Plan your own activity

Sign up to our Workplace Wellbeing emails to be notified when resources are available.

Awareness Days

October 12-16th
National Work Life Week
www.workingfamilies.org.uk

October 10th
World Mental Health Day
www.wfmh.global

October 1st – October 31st
Go Sober for October
www.gosober.org.uk

November - Mental Wellbeing

In Q4 we focus on how to support good mental health at work.

Resources

Plan your own activity

Sign up to our Workplace Wellbeing emails to be notified when resources are available.

Awareness Days

2nd – 6th November
International Stress Awareness week
www.isma.org.uk

13-19th November
Alcohol Awareness Week
www.alcoholchange.org.uk

December - Mental Wellbeing

In Q4 we focus on how to support good mental health at work.

Resources

Plan your own activity

Sign up to our Workplace Wellbeing emails to be notified when resources are available.

Awareness Days

1st-7th December
National Anger Awareness Week
www.angermanage.co.uk

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