Mental Health First Aid Training during Covid-19

We are following the latest Government guidance

We will be adhering strictly to the advice of Public Health England and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

How we’re making training safe for you and your delegates

We will be implementing the following measures to keep your delegates and our trainers safe:

  • If a delegate has any of the symptoms of COVID-19(e.g. new persistent cough, high temperature, loss or change to sense of smell or taste) they must not attend training. We will provide a free transfer to a future course
  • We will implement social distancing measures between everyone at all times during the course and request the same of delegates during breaks. To do this we have reduced class sizes dependent on the size of the room
  • We have altered our training strategies to ensure that trainers and delegates don’t touch and remain socially distanced during practical sessions
  • Face-coverings will not be provided but delegates are welcome to wear their own should they wish.

Helpful mental health resources during Covid-19

Public Health England – Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Government advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

City Mental Health Alliance – Supporting colleagues

Resources to help organisations support their colleagues, including how to manage remote teams in challenging times.

Every Mind Matters – Coronavirus and wellbeing

Includes ten tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus, and advice on maintaining your wellbeing while staying at home.

Mental Health At Work – Coronavirus and isolation: supporting yourself and your colleagues

Mental Health At Work has grouped together resources to support one another’s mental health through the outbreak and through working remotely.

Mental Health Foundation – Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Some tips to help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health, including how to avoid rumour and speculation which can fuel anxiety.

Mind – Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Information including practical advice for staying at home, taking care of your mental wellbeing, and finding support for benefits or housing.

Rethink Mental Illness – Covid-19 and mental illness

Online hub of practical support and information for people living with, or supporting people with mental illness.

Samaritans – If you’re worried about your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Support and guidance for anyone worried about their mental health.

Student Minds – Coronavirus resources

Guidance for the university community on looking after your mental health, including ways you can support friends and family, guidance for those experiencing xenophobia and racism, and for those with ongoing mental health difficulties.

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    Minds over Matters Ltd
    240 Davidson Road
    CR0 6DF

    Company number 08192834

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