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Did you know...
45% of women feel that their symptoms had a negative impact on their work.
3 OUT of 4 women experience symptoms.
1 IN 4 could experience serious symptoms

(*Source: British Menopause Society)

Menopause Awareness in the Workplace

This 3-hour course is delivered in-house or through live trainer-led virtual sessions to a maximum of 25 of your staff.  It will include open discussions, interactive group sessions, and a Q&A session 

Course Outline:

This course will provide unbiased and evidence-based information. It will highlight some of the challenges that women face during menopause and how you can support your employees by positioning yourself as a menopause-friendly company.

 

Suitable for Managers, Team Leaders and Team Members.

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  • It is designed for both women and men.

  • Taking positive steps to help manage these challenges and providing practical solutions and techniques that can be applied in the workplace or at home.

  • Understanding the challenges of menopause and exploring the importance of its impact at work

  • This course will educate all employees to become menopause friendly with practical knowledge to be confident about menopause in your organisation.

The Welling-Being Benefits to Organisations

  • Reduce absenteeism and presenteeism.

  • Improved well-being within your organisation.

  • Creating a Menopause-friendly culture and environment.

  • Colleagues feeling supported.

  • Retaining mature well knowledgeable employees.

  • Reduced risk of employee relations issues.

Menopause does not just affect the person going through this phase in life. It impacts their families and workplace as well

Topics We Cover:

  • Understanding the difference between perimenopause and menopause.

  • When and how does menopause happen?

  • What causes menopause – what happens in the female body.

  • What symptoms can you experience during menopause?

  • The science and neuroscience of the brain and body changes during menopause.

  • Busting the myths.

  • Neuromusculoskeletal effects of the menopause.

  • Contraception during perimenopause and menopause.

  • Weight management – why many women suddenly gain weight.

  • How to effectively manage menopause – both medical and holistic treatments.

Six out of 10 women report menopause has a negative impact on their work.

Cost of absence. According to the Office of National Statistics, the groups who experienced the highest rates of sickness absence included older women and those working in large organisations

The cost of recruitment to replace women who leave the business, according to Oxford Economics, is more than £25,000 for a person earning £30,000 a year, including direct recruitment costs and bringing a new member of the team up to speed.

1 in 4 women say they don't get the support they need from their manager

Women can feel on certain days of their cycle they may not feel as confident to attend meetings or feel they need to miss work because of heavy periods

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Studies have shown that half of menstruators (47%) say there is a definite stigma around periods in the workplace.

A 2011 study conducted across 10 countries found that women with endometriosis experienced reduced work performance, losing on average of almost 11 hours of work each week.

Menstrual Cycle Awareness at Work

Did you know...
> 73% of women admit to lying to their bosses when a period causes them to take a sick day.
> 1 IN 5 women suffer with heavy periods.
> 62% OF women are not aware that heavy periods are a sign of a serious medical condition!

 

Menstrual Cycle Awareness at Work

This 90-minute course is delivered in-house or through live trainer-led virtual sessions to a maximum of 25 of your staff.

The aim of this training course is to highlight some of the challenges that women face during their menstrual cycle and how you can support your employees by positioning yourself as a menstruation-friendly company. It’s designed for both women and men.   

Discussion points:

The menstrual cycle explained from puberty to menopause.

  • Understanding the full menstrual cycle.

  • Why many women experience hormonal changes and understanding what is not normal.

  • What are the phases of the menstrual cycle?

  • Diagram showing phases/hormonal changes.

  • Knowing your own cycle and how this can change.

  • Coping with a period (menstrual cups versus sanitary towels).

Variations/complications of the menstrual cycle and how this can affect women.

  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) signs symptoms and possible treatments.

  • PMDD (a more severe form of PMS).

  • Anemia.

  • Amenorrhoea (no periods) possible causes.

  • Menorrhagia (heavy periods) and possible causes.

  • Metrorrhagia intermenstrual bleeding in between periods.

  • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods) and possible causes.

Information on the following conditions which can affect your menstrual cycle:

  • Endometriosis /Adhesions.

  • Fibroids/Polyps. Polycystic ovaries.

  • Fertility and the menstrual cycle.

  • Contraception and the menstrual cycle.

Pelvic floor and Continence Awareness at Work

Did you know...
> 50% of women of women have a prolapse?
> 23% take time off work because of their incontinence.

Urinary incontinence commonly leaves the sufferer with psychological morbidity, particularly depression

The aim of this training programme is to highlight some of the challenges that women face with incontinence and prolapse(s) and how you can support your employees.

 

It is designed for both women and men. This training course is to educate and help every woman to understand the importance of her pelvic floor and how to improve and avoid such issues.

  • It is designed for both women and men.

  • Taking positive steps to help manage these challenges and providing practical solutions and techniques that can be applied in the workplace or at home.

  • Understanding the challenges of menopause and exploring the importance of its impact at work

  • This course will educate all employees to become menopause friendly with practical knowledge to be confident about menopause in your organisation.

6 to 12 weeks off work to recover from prolapse surgery

The risk of postnatal depression increases by 50% with incontinence issues

The Welling-Being Benefits to Organisations

  • Reduce absenteeism and presenteeism.

  • Improved well-being within your organisation.

  • Creating a Continence friendly culture and environment.

  • Colleagues feeling supported.

  • Retaining mature well knowledgeable employees.

  • Reduced risk of employee relations issues.

This 90-minute course is delivered in-house or through live trainer-led virtual sessions to a maximum of 25 of your staff.

The aim of this training course is to highlight some of the challenges that women face during their menstrual cycle and how you can support your employees by positioning yourself as a menstruation-friendly company. It’s designed for both women and men.   

Discussion points:

  • What is a Pelvic Floor?

  • What are Kegels (pelvic floor exercises)?

  • Why you need to be doing Kegel exercises.

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse Symptoms.

  • What is a Pelvic Organ Prolapse & Why Does it Happen?

  • How Common is Pelvic Floor Prolapse?

  • How is a prolapse diagnosed and the grades.

  • The 4 Main Types of Prolapse – Reference Diagrams.

  • Common misconceptions of Pelvic Floor Exercises.

  • Top Tips.