Health and Wellbeing Awareness Days 2019 ☕️ Brew Monday….21st January ❌ Dry January…..All of January 🗣 Time to Talk…..Day 7th February 🍉 Nutrition and Hydration Week…..11th-17th March 🚭 No Smoking Day…..13th March 😴 World Sleep Day…..15th March ☕️ Brew Monday….21st January Brew Monday, a campaign organised by mental health charity the Samaritans, encourages people
Safeguarding and Protecting Vulnerable Adults is everyone’s responsibility Safeguarding Awareness Week 2018 Monday 25th – Friday 29th June Many adults rely on other people to help them in their day to day living. This may be due to illness, disability or frailty. They may be at risk from people they know such as a relative,
World Day for Safety and Health at Work 28th April 2017 According to the United Nations, 6,300 people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases every day across the world – that’s more than 2.3 million deaths per year. 317 million accidents occur on the job annually, many of which result in
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 Feb 26th – March 4th From the 26th of February to the 4th of March, charities across the UK will be working to raise awareness of eating disorders and their impact on those affected. Most will be focussing on the importance of getting sufferers into treatment as soon as possible,
Conflict Resolution Day 2015 Conflict Resolution Day is an annual day of celebration, highlighting the steps we, as a society, have made towards tackling conflict in public sectors, schools and the workplace. It is held on the third Thursday of October every year. The image above shows various buzzwords relating to conflict resolution, including ‘negotiation,’
National Dementia Carers Day 2015 – 14th September World Alzheimer’s Day 2015 – 21st September Dementia is an increasingly common illness, affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals in the UK, and directly impacting on the lives of many others. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, affecting 62% of those diagnosed with the illness.
Volunteering is increasingly common in the UK. Last year, we wrote about Tia, who volunteered with charitable organisation, Home-Start. This year, in honour of Volunteers Awareness Week, (1st -7th June), we’ve spoken to two volunteers in Wales, who share their stories about helping in their local community. Daniel is a student of English Literature and
Time to Talk, February 5th 2015 Living with a mental health condition can be hugely challenging, especially when it comes to the loneliness and isolation that stems from feeling unable to discuss our problems. But mental illnesses are increasingly common in modern society, with 1 in 4 of us experiencing some form of mental health