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Mental health conversations continue to create opportunities

Community - 28th October 2019

“Our success at Radfield is a great example of our approach as a union…”

As a result of Community’s mental health priority campaign, Community has developed a closer working relationship with Radfield Home Care in High Wycombe.

By signing Community’s mental health charter, Radfield Home Care has demonstrated a real commitment in supporting the mental health of their workforce.

With one in four people experiencing mental ill-health each year, and with over half a million jobs in adult social care services supporting people with a mental health condition, social care workers need mental health provision and support.

 

National Organiser Adrian Axtell (right) with Katy Cresswell of Radfield care home (left) after signing up to Community’s mental health charter

 

Speaking after the signing of the mental health charter, National Organiser for London, Adrian Axtell said:

“We are delighted Radfield Home Care in High Wycombe joins a proud list of employers who have signed up to Community’s mental health charter. By signing up they have shown their commitment to improving the mental health of their workforce, and supporting those with mental health problems.

“Our approach as a union is about finding shared goals and working pragmatically to benefit the workforce. Mental health is a crucial issue at the workplace and at home, and Community is working to end discrimination and promote good mental health for all, especially workers in the care sector.”

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