COVID 19 – Self care and avoiding burn out #physiotalk Mon 15th Mar 8pm

The next #physiotalk tweetchat will be on Monday 15th March at 8pm GMT- Grab a cuppa of whatever takes your fancy and join us in a bit of self care.

More and more physiotherapists are reporting signs of burnout, and is it any surprise? We know large numbers of health care workers are feeleing the effects of having to self-isolate through illness or be absent due to sheer exhaustion. So, how are you? We want to use this tweet chat to check in and think about some of the signs and strategies and resources available out there to help.

The tweetchat on Monday is going to explore what burnout is and how we might safeguard against it. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Burnout happens when workplace stress is not well managed. It may be the person experiencing burnout endures a sense of exhaustion, detachment, negativity….

https://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/burn-out/en/

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Chat Questions

How does Burnout manifest both physically & emotionally?

If you were to recognise signs of burnout in a friend or colleague, how would you approach it?

What strategies do you have at work to support one another?

What other things could you do in the workplace to support and protect each other from burnout?

What do you outside of work to manage your personal stress levels?

Missed the chat?

Catch up with the transcript here

How to tweetchat?

New to tweetchatting? Take a look here and here for advice ahead of Monday night.

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