Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health refers to a state of wellbeing in which an individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. Factors, such as stressful work conditions, discrimination,…

Strengthen knowledge and skills

In case of severe work-related stress that impairs employees’ wellbeing, consulting a professional specialized in the field is advisable. All psychological counselling and training is recommended to be provided by an authorized psychologist or an equivalent health care professional with a qualification in psychology. Means Description Assessment of mental health…

Adopt wellbeing-fostering policies

Means Description Bottom-up policy development Supporting a bottom-up policy-development approach by listening to employees and their hopes and needs, by getting to know the things that are important to employees, and by aiming at arranging circumstances at the workplace accordingly. In practice, this means involving employees in decision-making and problem-solving…

Incentivize

Means Description Recreational clubs Providing monetary or material support for work community’s recreational clubs, such as photography, handcrafts, or theatre Cultural activities Providing monetary subvention for leisure time cultural activities