The HR L&D Podcast: How has WFH impacted our Mental Wellbeing? with Ama Afrifa-Tchie #39

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing & Equity at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England!

Ama has championed diversity and inclusion with different industries such as Startups, Tech, Professional services, Legal, Financial services, Media & Entertainment. Ama is a valiant cultural builder, who’s specialism spans across people experience, workplace culture, diversity & inclusion, mental health and wellbeing, and corporate responsibility.

She is experienced in leading the design, analysis, and implementation of people-centric products/services, inclusion & wellbeing initiatives. She is a Fellow of The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

In this “How has WFH impacted our Mental Wellbeing?” episode with Ama Afrifa-Tchie on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. Firstly, can you tell us a bit about your background and how you got into your role today?
  2. WFH one year on – what’s the mental health impact? Is it time WFH had its own performance review?
  3. With poor mental health rates soaring – is WFH a help or hindrance for our wellbeing?
  4. What can employers do to best support employees as WFH continues?
  5. Business leaders have faced tough decisions around furlough, redundancies and the nature of their business – how can leaders ensure they protect their own mental health?
  6. Why is it so vital to lead from the front, and protect your own mental health, to ensure a happier and healthier workforce overall?

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Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon!