How to Take Care of the Caregivers: Use Self-Care Plans to Support Worker Well-Being
The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic put extraordinary demands on program administrators and front-line staff members, as service delivery methods and client needs rapidly changed. Workers providing essential services during this stressful period were in need of extra social and emotional support themselves, and managers scrambled to find ways to create work environments that were more sensitive to staff well-being. This blogpost illustrates a self-care plan that managers can use to support their teams. A downloadable self-care worksheet template is also provided.