Rosie Novak – Principal Clinical Psychologist, SFT
To provide truly compassionate care, we must be able to recognise, reflect, process and respond to the needs of others. To be able to sustain this for our clients, our teams, our organisations and communities, we must also be able to do this for ourselves. This session will give the briefest of overviews to the psychological, physiological and relational impact of ‘trauma’ on individuals, teams and organisations, and consider; What can we do to be compassionate to ourselves and each other?
Making every contact count – how we can all play a part in suicide prevention
This talk will explore some myths about suicide, and recent research information about factors which may influence risk. We will then expand on how this understanding can inform our compassionate responses to people in distress.
In this session, Bec will be introducing you to the ShinyMind app. It is a 24/7 wellbeing and resilience toolkit created with the NHS for the NHS, and how you can get access, as well as guiding you through one of the app’s most popular Relationship masterclasses – the Drama Triangle. Here you will learn how to maintain healthy and happy relationships by understanding and identifying the roles we subconsciously play and how we can pull ourselves out of the triangle and break the cycle.
Steve Lee – Interim Head of Health and Wellbeing NHS England & Improvement
This talk will share the work undertaken within the NHS to support staff health and wellbeing during the pandemic and the programme of activities that are now underway to create a sustainable offer that has prevention at its heart.
Jane will introduce the multiple roles that activity can play in increasing individual and team resilience focusing on holistic wellbeing. She will try to challenge our default attitudes to physical activity and find ways for us to reconnect and recover aspects of wellbeing using healthy movement.
Supporting the supporters – The Colleague Telephone Line
What is a wellbeing or working well champion in the workplace? A chance to find out what they do, their successes, some of the challenges they face supporting their teams and why they enjoy doing what they do!
Most people associate loss with the death of a loved one, which is often the most intense type of grief we will encounter in our lives, in this workshop we would like to share with you how any loss can cause grief. We will share with you some of the common symptoms as well as how to get help with grief and loss and how it is so important to pay attention to grief.
Dr Anna Baverstock – Consultant Paediatrician & lead for Senior Dr wellbeing
A discussion of the evidence behind civility saves lives campaign. How we can ensure we lead our teams with kindness, civility and respect. We will discuss our local project and include some top tips for addressing challenging behaviour.
Open Mental Health and the Somerset Archive project
Jane Yeandle – Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Service Director, SFT
This session will cover the development of Open Mental Health and the increased offer to people in mental distress. We will share our experiences of working in the voluntary sector partnership from different perspectives.
This talk will take participants through the rationale for the Archive Project, how we have co produced the offer, and how to get involved. It will take participants through a live demonstration of how to get involved.
Dr Andrew Tresidder – Chair of the Somerset CCG Pastoral Care Cell
Health Professionals know all about ‘car crashes’, not about avoiding them – that is wise driving, good vehicle maintenance, sensible navigation and road design. Come – let’s revisit some simple principles of health that apply to all of us – common sense applied! Including the Drama Triangle, the Autonomic Nervous System and the Stress Response – and how we can so easily forget that our own oxygen mask underpins health and wellbeing.
David Partlow – Strategic Manager for Mental Health Safeguarding. SCC
This session will look at the significant impact covid has had on the mental well being of those working within social care. These will include my own reflections and my use of the five ways to wellbeing.
Encouraging men to better access health & wellbeing services
Nick Dean – Community Development Worker, Second Step
Men are generally more reluctant than women to access health and wellbeing services which can put them at higher risk of developing serious physical and mental health issues. This workshop is for anyone designing or delivering initiatives, services or activities aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of men. We will go through various approaches to identifying and overcoming the barriers to men’s effective engagement with the services you deliver.