Corporate Care

Creating a Psychologically Safe Workplace

Posted on 09/05/2024 in Corporate Care, Mental Health, Workplace

According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, “seventy per cent of Canadian employees are concerned about the psychological health and safety of their workplace, and 14 per cent don’t think theirs is healthy or safe at all.” This kind of number can have a detrimental impact on people’s personal lives, which can contribute to having a negative impact on the workplace.  Understanding Psychological Safety A psychologically safe workplace is an environment where employees feel comfortable expressing themselves, taking risks, owning their mistakes and sharing their opinions and ideas without fear of any negative consequences. This type of workplace is… Read More Here!


Returning to Work After Covid-19

Posted on 08/07/2022 in Anxiety, Corporate Care, Stress Management

Returning to Work After Covid-19 As the curve flattens and people return to their places of work following the COVID-19 lockdown, there may be some mixed feelings or reactions. Some workers may feel relief when returning to work as they were struggling for the past two years working from home due to distractions or social isolation. However, many people may be feeling stressed as they transition back into the office due to ‘return anxiety.’ Considering each individual may have a different response to returning to work after the pandemic, providing a safe and healthy workspace to come back to is… Read More Here!


4 Ways To Help Engage Employees And Improve Workplace Productivity

Posted on 28/09/2021 in Corporate Care, Stress Management

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace that companies are addressing work-from-home requests and it has forced many companies to navigate a new strategy to remain on track. Statistics Canada had conducted a survey earlier this year where they released information about how nearly one-third of Canadian businesses were working from home in late May. “Teleworking and working remotely have become more prevalent since the start of the crisis. Nearly one-third (32.6%) of businesses reported 10% or more of their workforce was teleworking or working remotely on May 29, 2020. This was almost twice the level reported as of February 1, 2020,… Read More Here!


Video: 500,000 Canadians Miss Work Each Week Due To Mental Health Concerns

Posted on 28/09/2021 in Corporate Care

An April 2017 Ipsos poll commissioned by Global News which looked at the impact of mental health issues on Canadians in the past 12 months found that 17% of Canadians say they’ve taken time off work and school to deal with a personal mental health issue. Another 8% say they’ve taken time away from their professional lives to help a family member or close friend grappling with mental illness. As well, 23% say they are taking medication to help with their mental health issue. Another 2017 Ipsos poll commissioned by Sun Life Financial Inc. found that nearly half of all… Read More Here!


Video: What Is The Impact Of Mental Health In The Workplace?

Posted on 28/09/2021 in Corporate Care

Mental and psychological health concerns can have a significant impact on the way we think about ourselves, relate to others, and interact with our environment. They affect our thoughts, feelings, abilities and behaviours. Employees with mental and psychological health issues may doubt their abilities and competency, feel and act less confident or less productive, experience a sense of paranoia with their surrounding s or co-workers, have difficulty concentrating or learning, lose their ability to make decisions, take more time off work, or have difficulties building and maintaining relationships with their supervisors, co-workers, or other stakeholders. The Mental Health Commission of… Read More Here!