Wellness Action Plans (WAPs) are for everyone, not just someone who has a problem right now. For all of us, it’s important to stay aware of our mental health work, and a WAP can help with this. This guide shows what to consider.
Spotting the signs an employee might need help
It can be hard to know when an employee is struggling with their mental health. These resources can help you to know when someone might need help – from ways to spot an imminent crisis to longer-term practices to monitor all employees’ wellbeing.
Resources in this toolkit:
Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from stress at work by doing, and acting on, a risk assessment. This is an easy-to-use template you can use, along with examples from three small to medium-sized businesses.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England offers a variety of training for employers across the UK. This one day workplace course will qualify you as a Mental Health First Aid Champion.