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Carer's Information Resources
Many of us provide care to a loved one. You may be caring for a child, friend, neighbour, father, mother or sister. You may be washing and dressing them and feeding them their meals. You may be picking up their food shopping and medications to keep them well. You may be their listening ear and emotional support when they don’t feel themselves. You may or you may not live with the person you care for and it may be that you look after more than one person. Caring can look different for us all.
Financial Wellbeing Support from Money Helper
MoneyHelper brings together the support and services of three government-backed financial guidance providers: the Money Advice Service, the Pensions Advisory Service and Pension Wise. This page will highlight key arears of support from MoneyHelper in regards to Financial Wellbeing.
Personal wellbeing stories told by staff across Dorset's integrated care system. #MyWellbeingStory encourages staff across the system to connect with others through their unique experiences. Every story is an opportunity for a colleague to learn more about the lifestyle changes they can make to improve their wellbeing and the support available to them.
Give Nature a Go
Dorset ICS nature-based staff wellbeing offer, in collaboration with Health and Nature Dorset (HAND)
Self-Care Week: 13 - 19 November
What is National Self Care Week? Self Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self care across communities, families and generations. The Self Care Forum has been organising Self Care Week since 2011
NHS Guide to Wellbeing Apps
NHS staff have been given free access to a number of wellbeing apps to support with their mental health and wellbeing. Click each link below for more information, including how to access support and when this free offer expires.
The Simplest Way to Beat Stress and Work Happier
In this episode, Dr Giles P. Croft joins us to discuss how stress starts with our thoughts and emotions. He talks about how the mind works and its tendency to create narratives and predictions that stress us out. We also delve into the importance of allowing ourselves to calm down and letting go of the things we can’t control.
How to Stop Worrying When There’s a Lot to Worry About
In this episode of YANAF, we’re talking about worry and anxiety, particularly rational worry and anxiety. You know the phrases, don’t worry, it’ll probably never happen, or ‘It’s not like anyone’s going to die!’ – well what do we do when bad things may well happen, or people’s lives and livelihoods are genuinely at risk? How do we stop ourselves from becoming overwhelmed with anxiety then?
How to Stop People Pleasing and Absorbing Other People’s Angst
Dr Karen Forshaw and Chrissie Mowbray join us to discuss how our core beliefs shape the way we respond to situations. When taken too far, empathy and helping people can be a big cause of stress. In addition, we also talk about we can learn to reframe and reassess their core beliefs.
How Perfectionism and Shame Lead to Stress and Burnout
Why is it that doctors work themselves to the point of burnout and stress and making themselves sick? In a system that seems to demand perfectionism in healthcare workers, medical professionals aim for impossibly high standards. What happens when they can’t meet the standards they set for themselves?