03 Apr Three More TIL Mental Health First Aiders
Thomas Interiors are delighted to announce that there are three more members of our team that are now qualified Mental Health First Aiders.
Last Month, Health and Safety Advisor Matt Hollister, Senior Electrical Manager and Head of the Electrical Department Rob Arnold and also Electrical Trainee Andrew Routledge were the latest members of our team to attend a two day Mental Health First Aid course.
Andrew Allison was Thomas Interiors very first qualified Mental Health First Aider, but in December he was joined by two other members of staff. Manager Nick Currie from the Small Works, Maintenance and Fire Stopping department and Site Supervisor Joe Parker,
Thomas Interiors now have six fully qualified mental health first aider who have all now completed a two-day Mental Health First Aid course.
The course was run by John Kean of Morgan Sindall and focused on how to empathise with and help those who are struggling with their mental health. In addition to these six individuals, another two members of staff will also be attending Mental Health First Aider training later on in the year.
We want to make sure that as many people as possible are able to proactively help others with their mental health, we hope that everyone at Thomas Interiors will have access to the support they need.
Bernie Thomas, Managing Director said
“I am thrilled with how well the new ‘Thomas’ Mental health awareness programme has been received amongst all Thomas Interiors staff. It is something we feel very passionate about and it’s great to see a real team effort when it comes to looking out for each other. I would like to thank them all and I would also like to thank and congratulate all six members of staff, Andrew, Nick, Joe, Matt, Rob and Andrew for putting themselves forward and attending the two-day course to become Mental Health First Aiders.”
There’s a great deal of stigma surrounding mental health and this is something that we want to put an end to. We want to improve the mental health of all Thomas Interiors employees by providing them with support, aid and workplace improvements which is why we have introduced our very own Mental health awareness programme called THOMAS – You can read more about the programme here – https://thomas-interiors.co.uk/thomas-mental-health-programme/
If you would like to know more about THOMAS please do not hesitate to get in touch – firstname.lastname@example.org