Downloadable and customisable documents relating to mental health.
Use this policy to set out guidance to managers and employees to help create a culture that supports open and honest attitudes to mental health so that appropriate support can be given to employees experiencing mental health problems. The policy covers indicators, the responsibilities of employees and line managers and gives advice on action planning and workplace adjustments.
Use this form during a return to work meeting with an employee who has had a mental health related period of absence. The form includes space to record the dates of absence, the reason for this absence, recommendations from medical assessments, workplace adjustments and/or support, and whether the employee has any additional concerns.
Use this letter to respond to an employee who has raised a complaint of discrimination or harassment relating to mental health. This letter confirms the process that will be followed now that the complaint has been raised.
For an employees who has resigned in the heat of the moment following a period of poor mental health, this letter asks them to arrange a meeting to confirm their intention and to discuss the workplace support which is available. The letter confirms that their resignation will be processed if the employee does not respond to this letter.
Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) are health and wellbeing benefits that can provide employees with support when they are suffering from mental ill health. This letter can be used to communicate the introduction of a new EAP to your employees and confirm the specific service provided, when the EAP can be accessed and how to access this. The letter also confirms that the service is confidential and encourages employees to make use of the EAP.
These guidance notes cover the aims of introducing an Employee Assistance Programme, the benefits of introducing a policy outlining the programme, and how to measure the effectiveness of the programme.
This policy outlines the organisation's approach to harassment and bullying relating to mental health and mental health conditions. It covers examples of harassment and bullying, and how to raise complaints about this issue.
Use this template wellness action plan to outline a plan for supporting an employee's poor mental health at work. The plan encourages discussion around the employee's common symptoms, and causes, of poor mental health and identification of the workplace factors which are affected by this. Workplace measures, support and steps to be taken by the employee can then be discussed and agreed, with the effectiveness of these to be reviewed at an agreed review date.
Use this letter to arrange a meeting with an employee where you will discuss their current circumstances relating to their mental health.
Use this letter after having held a meeting with an employee to discuss their mental health. It should be used to set out the support that will be given to the employee.
Use this letter to arrange a further meeting with an employee where you will consider how the adjustments that had previously been made to support their mental health are performing.
Use this letter to confirm to an employee the outcome of a meeting held to review adjustments that had previously been made to support the employee's mental health.