Well-being and COVID-19

As the global COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, it is becoming clear that many people need support to stay grounded and keep well, in addition to the obvious health precautions that we all need to take.

OCSW manages the Thames Valley Wellbeing Network, funded by Health Education England. for staff, students and teachers in health and social care. Workshops for the network are now being redesigned for online delivery wherever possible and resources placed on this site.

If you have suggestions for resources on this page please contact tvwellnet@brookes.ac.uk

Webinar resources


Breathing: a tool for self-regulation and self-care (31 March 2020)

with Kate Binnie

Slides (pdf file)

Being with Dying (14 April 2020)

with Kate Binnie

Slides (pdf file)

Well-being and Self-Care (23 April 2020)

with Deborah Humphrey

Slides (pdf file)

Tai Chi for complex conditions (21 May 2020)

with Dr Giles Yeates

Slides (pdf file)

Video recording: 

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Psychological support

Psychological Well-being in Healthcare Workers 

An e-learning resource in response to COVID-19.


Early interventions for stress amongst health staff

A brief guide based on research evidence and NHS good practice guidelines (March 2020).


Creative ideas for self-isolation (March 2020 issue)

From the Age of Creativity web site. Resources Including • Literature & Podcasts • Dance & Movement • Visual Arts & Museums • Music And Singing • Performing Arts • Combined Arts • Activities Designed For People Living With Dementia • Care Home Activities Which Can Be Done In Your Home • Learning.


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