RedArc establishes specialist mental health department

RedArc Nurses, the company that provides long-term practical, medical & emotional advice to patients and their families at times of serious illness, bereavement and trauma, has announced that it has established a new mental health department. Although patients will continue to be supported by a single dedicated nurse adviser, the new internal team approach will… Continue reading →

UK online searches for mental health-related terms are rising fast

The number of searches for mental health related terms has increased dramatically over the past four years, according to new analysis from RedArc, highlighting that ‘Dr Google’ and online content play an important role in supporting people who suffer from these conditions. • The number of monthly searches undertaken in the UK for the specific… Continue reading →

The sandwich generation of carers isn’t just middle-aged mums

The sandwich generation – so called due to having dual caring responsibilities and typically associated with working mothers aged 40-55 – is much broader and more prevalent than most employers realise, according to RedArc ahead of Carers’ Week (10-16 June 2019). The organisation’s experience shows that many individuals’ outside-of- work obligations go completely unnoticed or… Continue reading →

Help us ease back in to work

“Help us ease back in to work” say employees with cancer diagnosis Contrary to what many employers may think, the majority of cancer patients want to return to work in some shape or form when they are feeling well enough, according to RedArc. Christine Husbands, managing director, RedArc Nurses said: “We’ve helped thousands of cancer… Continue reading →

Be ready to support employees’ recurrent mental health problems this Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019), says RedArc

In March 2019, a DWP employee with long-term depression was awarded £35k at employment tribunal after being denied the right to flexible working    It is well-documented that big life events like divorce or redundancy can cause mental ill-health initially, but RedArc’s experience shows that being overwhelmed or undervalued at work can lead to a… Continue reading →

Five scenarios to engage Millennials and Gen Z in added-value benefits

With youth can come a feeling of invincibility and that can wrongly influence the employee benefits decisions made by Millennials and Generation Z, according to RedArc. The earlier a young workforce appreciates how employers can support them, beyond the paycheque, the better for their overall health and wellbeing. While there’s definitely a place for benefits… Continue reading →

Foresters Friendly Society extends contract with RedArc and adds Help at Home Service

Following exceptional member feedback, Foresters Friendly Society has extended its existing service provided by RedArc Nurses for its 73,000 members.*A dedicated personal nurse adviser service, provided by RedArc, has been included in the Society’s membership support package for over 13 years, “Foresters Care”. This provides long-term practical advice and emotional support for serious illness, disability,… Continue reading →