Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace for Managers

This resource aims to support social care managers to recognise mental ill health and staff who maybe experiencing stress and poor mental health. The goal is to helpĀ managers create a workplace that promotes mental wellbeing.


This resource has been developed to support social care managers. As a manager, it is not your role to diagnose. However, it is part of your role to notice, where possible, changes that might indicate that somebody is experiencing stress or poor mental health.

This resource has been developed to heighten awareness about what some of these changes might look like including having supportive conversations and creating a culture that supports mental wellbeing.

The resource has been developed by the Social Care Council in partnership with the Cedar Training, Praxis, Inspire Wellbeing, Mindwise, the Requlation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA), the Public Health Agency (PHA), the Health and Social Care Board, the BHSCT, the NHSCT and Homecare Independent Living.  The Social Care Council would like to acknowledge and thank Julie Hill, Cedar Training for her support in developing the content for this resource.

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Published: February 2022

Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace for Managers