One of the most important things you can do in life, is to help someone when they need it most, whether that be as a bystander first aider, supporting a vulnerable person who needs care and support or having a conversation with someone who is suicidal.
Workplace mental health frameworks often focus on the individual, particularly those experiencing cumulative stress from heavy workloads that potentially combine with challenges at home. Whilst of use, these frameworks often omit processes and procedures for acute stressors that impact your group or team. Tidal Training believe that every organisation and group should incorporate Post Critical Incident Stress Debriefing into their framework as standard, training individuals to be facilitators of stress reduction following acute stress incidents.
Hosting suicidal conversations with empathic and compassionate responses is important because it can provide a safe and supportive space for individuals who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide or self-harm. Such conversations can help these individuals feel heard and understood, and can potentially offer them hope and encouragement to seek further help and support.
As the health and social care staff shortage takes hold, worsened by burnout, the new double vaccination policy, and a low number of entrants into industry, retention has never been more essential. Becoming a training first employer can underpin your retention strategy by forging a critical link with […]
A critical incident is an unexpected event that causes a period of acute stress in a workplace environment or group. It can range from the unexpected death of a colleague through to a workplace accident, loss of a patient in a long-term care scenario, or a large-scale violent event such as a mass shooting, bombing […]
Five benefits of trainers with real-life experience At Tidal Training, we employ highly skilled trainers with extensive experience of working in the healthcare sector. They know how to communicate and share information so that it is best retained by course delegates. We employ psychologists, former combat and state registered paramedics, registered general, mental health and […]
In the past few weeks, several businesses have announced mandated leave as stress management strategies for their employees, in a bid to combat chronic stress. Bumble announced a week off for all Head Office employees in June, closely followed by LinkedIn and Twitter, while Nike did the same in August. Citigroup meanwhile has taken a […]