In a profession where you are constantly caring for others, it is crucial to ensure your needs are not being pushed to the side. Regularly engaging in self-care is a great way to recharge your batteries and maintain your mental wellbeing. Here’s a reminder of some things you can do in order to prioritise yourself […]
Health and social care was recently recorded as the second most stressful industry to work in, with 50% of absences relating to stress, depression or anxiety during 2020-2021. This is only getting worse in the wake of Covid-19 which has magnified some of the significant problems already prevailing in social care, including staffing shortages, funding […]
Social workers completely dedicate themselves to public service and play a vital role in helping to protect vulnerable adults, children, and families. With long working hours, stressful situations, complex cases and what can sometimes be distressing home visits and assessments. The impacts of these situations mean that we often neglect our mental wellbeing in order […]
Your job is to look after others all day, but do you take some time out to look after yourself too? Self-care is essential to allow you to carry on supporting others so keep reading to get some wellbeing tips.