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Escape your Chair

Escape your chair 

The Irish Heart Foundation’s Escape Your Chair Heart Month campaign supported by HSE Health & Wellbeing is calling on the nation to Escape Your Chair by moving for a minute each hour during the day. While the HSE have staff working in many different environments, there is a high percentage of HSE staff who are currently working from home.  This campaign is aimed at highlighting the importance of staying active when working from home to maintain a healthy heart.  For ideas on how to keep moving and well while Working From Home, visit the following resources:

Irish Heart Working From Home Leaflet - Tips

For more details visit: Escape your Chair

Range of supports and advice about working from home: Supports and advice about working from home.

The HSE Policy on working from Home during Covid-19 also highlights the importance of staff supporting their own and their colleagues health and wellbeing.

 The policy has guidance for managers on how to:

  •  support the health and wellbeing of health service employees working from home
  •  manage your team remotely
  •  support your team to deliver high quality services

For further information read the full policy and support resources here: Public Health Service Employees Working from Home during COVID-19