Health and wellbeing resources for dental teams
By DTA | 20th August 2021 | News
Wellbeing support for the dental team
Wellbeing Support for the Dental Team is a document which brings together many of the key resources which dental team members can use for their health and wellbeing. It has been created for all dental team members, including students and non-clinical roles. The document can be found online , please do share it with your colleagues, teams and friends.
'Looking after you too' service
Frontline primary care colleagues, both clinical and non-clinical, are facing unprecedented challenges through COVID-19. Individual coaching support is available with a highly skilled and experienced coach. This will be a space for you to offload the demands of whatever you are experiencing and be supported in developing practical strategies for dealing with this.
Find out more about Looking after you too online.
'How to' wellbeing guides
The NHS has produced a number of useful guides which help individuals better support their own wellbeing. Please do share these with your colleagues, you can find them online.
DTA's charity for 2021 also have useful information on their website.
Taking care of yourself
Mental health problems at work are common. At least one in six workers is experiencing common mental health problems, including anxiety and depression.
You might not be talking about it, because mental health is still a taboo subject. And many people feel scared and confused about confronting the issue at work. But there are small, simple steps you can take to look after yourself and make your workplace mentally healthier.