Coronavirus – Steps to protect yourself and others

Coronavirus - supporting your health and wellbeing

As the world responds to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we understand that many in our community are experiencing feelings of increased anxiety and distress. While it’s reasonable to be concerned, there are simple and effective steps you can take to help take care of yourself, and the people around you.

AFA Care partner Benestar has developed some resources such as infographics, webinars, fact sheets and training programs to help you and your employees be their best during this challenging time.  You can access these resources below.

For any further assistance please get in touch with the team at AFA here. 

Managing your workplace obligations during a crisis

If you are looking for further information in managing your workplace during a crisis, check out this joint webinar with Harmers Workplace Lawyers.

Protect yourself and others

We can all help stop the spread of coronavirus by adopting simple healthy habits and practising good hygiene. For steps on how to protect yourself and others download our infographic. 


Understanding health anxiety

Watching news unfold about the coronavirus (COVID-19) can sometimes appear frightening. And while it’s normal to feel worried or anxious during these times, if your feelings start to interfere with your everyday life, you may be experiencing health anxiety. 

Stay fit while working from home

There are specific challenges that comes with working from home. Ferry Lee, one of AFA Care partner Benestar’s onsite clinicians and with a background of working with athletes, encourages us to be prepared, proactive and solution-focused!

Preventing fatigue

Fatigue is more than just feeling tired. Learn about what you can do to take care of yourself to help prevent fatigue. 



Building resilience

When things go wrong, or we’re faced with tough times, resilience is what helps us get through. 

Learn how you can build your resilience so that you can thrive in any situation. 

Managing teams working remotely

Many organisations are currently having to implement working-from-home policies, with little time to prepare for the transition. 

For tips on how to effectively manage remote working teams download our fact sheet. 

Supporting customers and clients

When dealing with customers in distress, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and react to their emotions.

Here’s some tips on how to support distressed customers and clients. 

Supporting children

Children respond to major impactful events in many ways. No matter how much we want to we can’t protect children experiencing strong emotions during unprecedented events. 

Learn how you can support children throughout the coronavirus pandemic.