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Take care of yourself and others

Free health and wellbeing training for NHS and Council colleagues

Building on the success of our virtual training courses, we’re pleased to offer free health and wellbeing training for our NHS and local government colleagues in Dorset.

Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve trained 1266 people in 120 virtual workshops. Using our expertise in behaviour change, we support individuals to initiate lifestyle changes that benefit their physical health and general wellbeing. Further to that, our workshops equip to you to guide people you work and interact with to make healthy lifestyle changes.

This rolling programme of free virtual training workshops are available to Our Dorset colleagues and workforces; our NHS trusts as well as Dorset Council and BCP Council. We often hear of difficulties organising dates, venues and staff cover. Now, you and your colleagues are invited to simply book and join when you’re free.

Our workshops will inspire your staff; their patients, colleagues and friends to adopt healthy lifestyle changes. They are:

  • 75 minutes long
  • Delivered via Zoom
  • Are interactive
  • Open to a maximum of 20 people

Taking care of your own health and wellbeing. Supporting others take their next step to LiveWell.

“For such a short course, I learnt a surprising amount! Fantastic training, would highly recommend!”

Learn more and book:

Five Ways to Wellbeing

For NHS colleagues:

  • Tuesday, 3 November 2020 15:00
  • Tuesday, 1 December 2020 15:00
  • Wednesday, 6 January 2021 12:00

BOOK

For local government colleagues:

  • Thursday, 5 November 2020 12:00
  • Wednesday, 2 December 2020 09:45
  • Friday, 8 January 2021 12:00
  • BOOK

 

Managing Stress, building resilience

For NHS colleagues:

  • Thursday, 12 November 2020 15:00
  • Tuesday, 8 December 2020 15:00
  • Tuesday, 12 January 2021 15:00

BOOK

For local government colleagues:

  • Wednesday, 11 November 2020 15:00
  • Thursday, 10 December 2020 09:45
  • Wednesday, 13 January 2021 09:45

BOOK

 

Talking about health

For NHS colleagues:

  • Wednesday, 18 November 2020 15:00
  • Tuesday, 19 January 2021 15:00

BOOK

For local government colleagues:

  • Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:00
  • Friday, 22 January 2021 09:00

BOOK

 

Motivating others

For NHS colleagues:

  • Wednesday, 25 November 2020 12:00
  • Wednesday, 27 January 2021 12:00

BOOK

For local government colleagues:

  • Thursday, 26 November 2020 12:00
  • Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:00

BOOK

“I really liked the course facilitators who had a warm empathic style. Virtual sessions can be intimidating, but this was very friendly.”

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As always, if you need more printed resources please order them from our website. Our Engagement and Training team are here for you and can be contacted here.

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How does this work?

The tailored approach LiveWell Dorset uses to come up with solutions to the things that are stopping us achieving our goals, is based upon work done by University College London developing the COM-B model of behaviour change. In this model, all behaviour is influenced by understanding a person’s capability to change, their opportunity to change and their motivation to change. By understanding which of these is the biggest barrier to change, we can tailor support accordingly. This model of behaviour change is at the centre of the support we offer, online and in person.

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