How to create a staff mental health and wellbeing action plan
Know what good staff mental health and wellbeing looks like and get advice on achieving it. Use our template to help you create a staff mental health and wellbeing action plan.
We’d like to thank our associate education experts Trevor Bailey, Lorraine Petersen, Tony Cook and Carolyn Unsted for their contribution to this article. You can find out more about them at the bottom of this page.
Decide what good mental health and wellbeing looks like in your school
Have a vision
It'll be much easier to draw up your action plan once you've decided on your objectives. To create or refresh your vision, picture your school as a happy and healthy place to work and write down what you see.
Refer to these resources to help you shape this:
- A guide to health, work and wellbeing from Acas
- Growing the health and wellbeing agenda at work and other wellbeing resources produced by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
- Working well: promoting mental wellbeing at work from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)