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Passport to Health and Wellbeing Excellence

Image of the passport.CAPOD and the University’s Health & Wellbeing Group have worked together to develop a holistic programme to support staff wellbeing. There are 4 core themes: Mental, Physical, Nutritional and Workplace wellbeing.

‌To complete the programme, participants need to attend one core, plus a minimum of two optional sessions for each theme within two years. Thereafter, there will be ongoing opportunities to continue participation and support others by becoming local ambassadors.

‌The Passport to Health & Wellbeing Excellence aims to:

  • provide a structure and pathway for participants to maximise both mental and physical health;
  • provide participants with a variety of options that they can select from depending on own interests;
  • disseminate key information to help participants keep healthy;
  • encourage participants to take a holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle;
  • raise awareness of the importance of physical & mental wellbeing;
  • recognise the importance the University places on staff wellbeing;
  • provide tools to allow staff to monitor own health;
  • facilitate the creation of a network of health and wellbeing ambassadors raise the profile of St Andrews as a great place to work.

Your Journey starts here!

Core session: Mentally Healthy Workplace

Optional sessions:

‌‌Please note that some of the optional sessions are seasonal, so will only be available for the relevant 'seasonal' period.

  • An image of a foot and flower.Resilience;
  • Mindfulness;
  • Scottish Mental Health First Aid;
  • Successful Sleep;
  • Self Esteem & Confidence;
  • Gardening for Relaxation;
  • Wellbeing for Carers;
  • Alcohol, drugs and smoking awareness
  • Introduction to Dementia and making the most of retained skills;
  • Meditation practice.

Core session: Enjoying an active lifestyle

Optional sessions:

‌Please note that some of the optional sessions are seasonal, so will only be available for the relevant 'seasonal' period.

  • Yoga;
  • Beach Yoga;
  • Tai Chi;
  • Pilates;
  • Mobility and Stretching for sedentary workers;
  • Aerobics;
  • Gym induction/walkthrough;
  • Nordic Walking;
  • Essential Cycling.

 

 

Core session: Eating Well

Optional sessions:

‌Please note that some of the optional sessions are seasonal, so will only be available for the relevant 'seasonal' period.

  • Healthy Eating;
  • Food Allergies & Intolerances;
  • Healthy Lunches;
  • Nutrition for Sport;
  • Edible Campus Greenhouse Sessions;
  • Eat your way to Health.

Core session: Your University, your Wellbeing

Optional sessions:

‌Please note that some of the optional sessions are seasonal, so will only be available for the relevant 'seasonal' period.

  • Image of walking legs.Team Building;
  • Assertiveness;
  • Dealing with Difficult Behaviour 1 & 2;
  • Motivational Change;
  • Creating Positive Outcomes from Difficult Conversations;
  • Time Management;
  • Step Count Challenge;
  • Walk at Work Once a Week  group (WWOW).

CAPOD

Lynn Neville
Professional staff developer

T: 01334 46 2561
E: lmn@st-andrews.ac.uk


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