mental health

17 Aug 2021
A mental health expert and Wellbeing Manager is reflecting on almost two years of supporting businesses and their employees with mental health and wellbeing.   Kerry Mitchell joined the newly-launched Paycare Wellbeing, sharing the city centre location with not-for-profit organisation Paycare (who are Shropshire Chamber members) – in October 2019 and has since trained hundreds of managers, teams...
12 Aug 2021
Shropshire-based organisations have the chance to learn more about mental health awareness in the workplace during virtual training. Sally Bromley from Paycare Wellbeing – a not-for-profit organisation which specialises in employee mental health – will share her insight about signs and symptoms of a range of conditions, practising non-judgemental listening, and potential risk factors. Hosted by...
29 Jul 2021
The great poet Rudyard Kipling would be proud of former Army Captain Nick Beighton, from Shrewsbury. The double-amputee has certainly learned to “meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two impostors just the same …” Having fought back from a life-changing injury in 2009 to appear at the Paralympics of 2012 and 2016, canoeist Beighton, 39, is phlegmatic about narrowly missing out on...
09 Jul 2021
The team at a Shropshire charity, The Sea Change Trust, are inviting babies, children under 5 and their parents and carers to come and take part in some fun activities in their bell tent which will be pitched in The Quarry in Shrewsbury on the 12th and 26th of July from 10am to 2pm. Whilst their children are playing, parents can chat with some of the charity’s early years team about their...
14 Jun 2021
An organisation on a mission to improve employee health and happiness has stepped in to sponsor Shropshire Wellbeing Day. Paycare has been announced as a main sponsor for the inaugural event, which is set to take place on Wednesday 23rd June. The not-for-profit organisation specialises in Health Cash Plans and Mental Health Training, helping organisations including many within Shropshire to look...
14 May 2021
Healthy habits and mindfulness to support the body and mind are the focus of the next free e-clinic from a Health Cash Plan and Mental Health Training Provider. Paycare’s Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell has been hosting hour-long webinars on different topics every month – and has invited Gemma Allies, Yoga Instructor and Massage Therapist, to share her expertise during the next one, starting...
26 Nov 2020
A speaker from Samaritans is set to share information about the charity with attendees at the final free e-clinic of the year, organised by Paycare. The Health Cash Plan Provider and Wellbeing Training and Support organisation has been hosting a virtual event once a month, with over 200 attendees in the last three months alone. Each session has given top tips and has been focused on a different...
16 Nov 2020
Paycare is marking a year since becoming Shropshire Chamber members by sponsoring the Virtual Business Awards. The Health Cash Plan provider and Wellbeing organisation is supporting the Best Small Business category at the awards, set to be held on Friday 20th November. Commercial Director Anthony Burns said: “We are passionate about championing the fantastic companies in Shropshire, many of whom...
29 Oct 2020
A leading health and wellbeing organisation is on a mission to support more people with their mental health through effectively training their managers and staff, and equipping them with skills to recognise those who may be struggling. Earlier this year, Paycare launched its MHFA England course which saw attendees become Mental Health First Aiders, meaning they could spot the potential symptoms...
25 Feb 2020
Thousands of Shropshire pupils will have the opportunity to improve their wellbeing using the power of meditation at a unique event later this year. But the organiser, an author and children’s mental health advocate, is appealing to local businesses to help make the day as successful as possible. Sarah Griffiths travels across the county and beyond delivering workshops at schools – all based on...
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