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  • National Wellbeing Hub launched

    Created: 11/05/2020

    A “National Wellbeing Hub” was launched today for the health and social care workforce including unpaid carers and PA's, which will act as a ‘front door’ to the wide range of support and wellbeing resources available in Scotland.

    The Hub, which has been developed on the principles of Psychological First Aid, includes the following:

    • information which address the specific challenges health and social care staff are facing during COVID-19;
    • information about the factors which affect emotional and psychological wellbeing;
    • help for people to recognise their own “warning signs”;
    • self-care resources for staff and their colleagues, along with advice on how self-care can be implemented in the current circumstances (including video / audio clips); 
    • information for friends, family and children who may have concerns about loved ones working in health and social care roles; and
    • signposting to help and support that is available to health and social care staff and unpaid carers, nationally, locally and within their own organisations.

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