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U.S. Surgeon General releases framework for workplace mental health and well-being that points to WFHN research

October 20, 2022
Today, the U.S. Surgeon General has released a framework featuring five essentials that employers can focus on to help create workplaces that are “engines of well-being.” The foundation of the Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being is based on the following five essentials: protection from harm; connection and community; work-life harmony; mattering at... Read more about U.S. Surgeon General releases framework for workplace mental health and well-being that points to WFHN research
A longitudinal look at impact on well-being of job strain by cluster of job demands/resources in two different, growing industries in U.S.

A longitudinal look at impact on well-being of job strain by cluster of job demands/resources in two different, growing industries in U.S.

November 8, 2018
A study by WFHN researchers explores changes in well-being over time by cluster of job demands and resources within both the information technology (IT) and long-term health care industires. The patterned clusters include: (1) high strain/low hours, (2) high strain/low hours/shift work, (3) high strain/long hours, (4) active (high demands, high control) and (5) lower strain (lower demands, high control). Read more about A longitudinal look at impact on well-being of job strain by cluster of job demands/resources in two different, growing industries in U.S.
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Companies with family-friendly policies may help retain & boost performance of professional women caregivers who have other caregiving duties

June 20, 2017
Professional caregivers in long-term care facilities with double-duty (unpaid child care) and triple-duty (both unpaid child and elder care) responsibilities had better retention and engagement in their jobs when they felt more supported by their husbands. The WFHN researchers have published their findings in ... Read more about Companies with family-friendly policies may help retain & boost performance of professional women caregivers who have other caregiving duties
CNAs who feel they have enough family time cope better with increased work strain related to their double & triple caregiving duties

CNAs who feel they have enough family time cope better with increased work strain related to their double & triple caregiving duties

April 13, 2017

Findings from a WFHN study published in The Gerontologist suggest that professional caregivers (certified nursing assistants, for example) who also take care of their own children, elders and, in some cases, both, experience greater work strain (indicated by emotional exhaustion, job satisfication, turnover intentions, and work climate for family...

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