resilience Posts

Resilence: When Nothing is Impossible

Resilience can be developed over time by practising the 3 psychological attitudes of ‘commitment’, ‘control’ and ‘challenge’. In this article we explore how we can be inspired from those who have learned to become truly resilient after extraordinary set-backs, namely Paralympians.

Julie Weston - Six things about mental health and me

Julie Weston Executive Director (maternity leave) of Cardboard Citizens) provides a personal view on ‘Mental Health at Work’, and what she hopes to achieve from the September 13th event. Cardboard Citizens is a theatre company and registered charity that has been been making life-changing theatre with and for homeless people for 25 years.

St Catherine's Hospice: teaching us about resilience

This blog provides a short case study on the link between the exceptional service provided by St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley and the core processes it uses to support employee and volunteer resilience. Using a personal perspective. and referencing St Catherine’s recent Care Quality Commission Inspection, it describes the major benefits that this focus on resilence brings to patients, families, friends, and ultimately, the health of the nation.

Working Carers: a demographic time-bomb?

In this blog, we explore a growing issue which often flies under the radar, namely the challenge of being a working carer and its impact on employee well-being. More than 3 million workers in the UK (about 10% of the workforce) are already balancing work with providing care to an older relative or dependent, and with changing demographics and an aging population, this number is set to grow significantly over the coming decades…

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