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How to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace

Mentally healthy workplaces are an environment that makes people want to come to work. As workers find themselves spending longer hours at work, it is important they feel mentally healthy, safe and valued at their workplace. This is not only for their own wellbeing, but for the sake of the company as well. Modern research is finding that mentally healthy workers are more productive and less likely to take sick leave, showing how important health and wellbeing is in the workplace. What does... CONTINUE READING

Christmas can get stressful – some tips for a positive festive season

With the festive season around the corner, while it’s expected to be the happiest time of the year, for some it can also be a time of increased stress and loneliness. Sadness around the holiday period can be triggered by so many factors including financial stress, loneliness, worry and grief. Social Media When everyone around you seems to be in a celebratory mood, and you are not, it can feel isolating. It’s even more difficult to stop comparing ourselves with others on social med... CONTINUE READING

COVID-19 Letters to the NSW Ministers

In light of the COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Mandate in the Disability Sector, Ability Options CEO Julia Squire has written to both the NSW Ministers for Health and Disability. The letters outline our dedication to vaccine advocacy, compliance with Public Health Orders/Work Health and Safety obligations...