COVID-19 resources

We have a number of resources to help you through the COVID-19 outbreak. Please view our articles for guidance.

Supporting your wellbeing | Helpful information | Coping with a loss

Supporting your wellbeing

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    Helping you and your family stay well through COVID-19

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    These are unprecedented times and most, if not all of us, are struggling to adapt to new ways of living and working. We have collated some of our most popular resources to help you and your family protect your wellbeing when everything else seems uncertain. 

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    Managing your wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak

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    Outbreaks of infectious diseases like the COVID-19 can be confusing and worrying, ultimately affecting our emotional wellness. Here are a few ways that you can manage your wellbeing during uncertain times.

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    Looking after your financial wellness

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    We all have money worries from time to time, and given the uncertainty we are facing due to COVID-19, it’s essential that we arm ourselves with as many coping strategies and best practices as we can. Here are some positive steps which you can take to look after your financial wellbeing.

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    Managing your wellbeing while self-isolating during COVID-19

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    Human beings are social animals and isolation for extended periods of time can naturally cause us to feel anxious or low. Here are some tips to help you stay well should you need to self-isolate.

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    Understanding your alcohol intake during lockdown

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    Once established, changes in drinking patterns can lead to ingrained habits which are hard to break. If your drinking has changed since lockdown and you’re concerned, help is available.

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    COVID-19 keeping well

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing your wellbeing in the face of COVID-19.

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    COVID-19 resilience

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about building resilience in the face of COVID-19.

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    COVID-19 managing worries

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing worries in the face of COVID-19.

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    COVID-19 staying connected

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about staying connected; particularly in the face of the current social distancing and isolation measures, aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.

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    What is anger?

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    Anger is a normal emotion and just one of the many ways in which human beings express themselves. For some people, anger becomes a default response even when it’s unwarranted. This article looks at how to control this powerful emotion before it controls you.

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    Controlling your anger before it controls you

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    It’s normal to experience feelings of anger when we feel threatened or attacked, but anger can also be a hindrance to our wellbeing and success if we find that we are unable to control it.

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    How to access help for your anger

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    Only you know if anger is making your life less enjoyable, and only you can choose to change how you express this powerful emotion. If you feel that you are controlled by anger and want to take back control, there is help and support available. 

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    Dealing with domestic abuse during COVID-19

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    Whether you’re experiencing abuse from your partner for the first time, or you’ve been living with abuse for many years, it’s important to know that you’re not alone, and help is available.

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    Dealing with difficult customers

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    We’ll no doubt all have times when we’re required to deal with an unhappy or aggressive customer. Although it can be unsettling, here are some things you can do to reduce the impact on your own wellbeing, and that of your colleagues and other customers.

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    Managing health anxiety

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    Health anxiety is an unfounded, sometimes all-consuming worry about having, or developing, a serious medical condition. Learn about managing health anxiety in these uncertain times.

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    Caring for family and friends during times of crisis

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    Connection with other people is incredibly important, and evidence shows that our physical and mental health can suffer without social support. Here is some information to consider while caring for your loved ones during COVID-19.  

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    Maintaining your family’s physical wellness

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    As we spend more time at home, it is important we manage our physical wellbeing and stay as active as possible. We have collated our nine favourite articles to give you and your loved ones some inspiration.

Helpful information

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    Exiting the COVID-19 lockdown

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    As the lockdown is slowly lifted, employers will be required to follow a closely managed process to enable them to reopen stores. Ensuring that this can be done while maintaining the health and safety of both employees and customers alike is critical.

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    Information on COVID-19

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    What you need to know to protect yourself and your colleagues. Stay at home for at least 7 days if you have any symptoms and follow the advice online. Only call 111 if you cannot get online, and only call 999 in an emergency.

Coping with a loss

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    COVID-19 bereavement, grief and loss

    Source: Turning Point

    This is a one-off information guide about managing bereavement, grief and loss in the face of Covid-19.

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    Dealing with a bereavement – supporting yourself and others

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    Losing a loved one can be an overwhelming experience, even if the death was expected. It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re living in a nightmare from which you can’t wake up. Grief is a natural part of life and with the right help, you can move forward.

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    Dealing with a bereavement – the five stages of grief

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    The Kübler-Ross five stages of grief model is a helpful way to understand the human response to loss. We don’t enter and leave each individual stage in a linear fashion, but go back and forth as we recover.

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    Dealing with a bereavement – understanding types of grief

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    Bereavement can be experienced differently depending on the circumstances. It’s important to understand the types of grief so that we can support ourselves as well as others. 

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    Helping a child through a bereavement

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    As a parent or other important adult in their life, you can’t protect a child from the inevitability of loss, but you can help them to feel safe while they process the death of someone close to them.

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