Information and documents relating to staff wellbeing in higher education

Vida Douglas made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Falmouth University

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Dear Falmouth University,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be interested in any information held by your organisation regarding my request on staff wellbeing in Higher Education (HE).

I would like to request the following information, covering the last 12 months:

1. The job title of the senior manager with lead responsibility for staff wellbeing in the University.
2. The number of mental health specialist staff available within the university to support staff wellbeing.
3. A copy of the University’s Policy (procedures)/other relevant document(s) to support the wellbeing of staff.
4. The type of services offered to support staff wellbeing in the University
5. The number of referrals to services offered where staff wellbeing was a primary reason for the referral
6. Staff take up (number) by each service offered to support staff wellbeing.

Please provide the above information in the form of electronic files.

If it is not possible to provide the information required due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in section 12, please provide assistance under section 16, obligation of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to receiving the above information.

Yours faithfully,

Vida Douglas

Falmouth University

Dear Ms Douglas,

FOI Reference: FOI00356

Thank you for your email requesting information under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000. Please accept this email as acknowledgement
of your request dated 26/11/2018. Your request is being dealt with under
the terms of the FOIA and will be answered within twenty working days.
That is we will respond to you by 27/12/2018.

Our response will be by email as you specified as the preferred format in
your request.

If you have any queries about this request please do not hesitate to
contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any
future communications.

Kind regards,
Information Officer

Falmouth University, Falmouth Campus, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11
4RH

[1]www.falmouth.ac.uk/information-records-management

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Information Office, Falmouth University

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Dear Ms Douglas, 

 

FOI Reference: FOI00356

 

Thank you for your email dated 26^th November 2018 requesting information
under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.  Please find below
details of your request and the response from Falmouth University (“we”
and “the University”).  If you have any queries please do not hesitate to
contact me quoting the reference above. 

 

Duty to Confirm or Deny 

 

We do hold some of the information relevant to your request. Please find
below, details of your request and our response.

 

Your Request 

“I would like to request the following information, covering the last 12
months:

 

1.           The job title of the senior manager with lead responsibility
for staff wellbeing in the University.

2.           The number of mental health specialist staff available within
the university to support staff wellbeing.

3.           A copy of the University’s Policy (procedures)/other relevant
document(s) to support the wellbeing of staff.

4.           The type of services offered to support staff wellbeing in
the University

5.           The number of referrals to services offered where staff
wellbeing was a primary reason for the referral

6.           Staff take up (number) by each service offered to support
staff wellbeing.”

 

 

Our Response 

 

“I would like to request the following information, covering the last 12
months:

 

1.                   The job title of the senior manager with lead
responsibility for staff wellbeing in the University.

Response: Director of HR

 

2.                   The number of mental health specialist staff
available within the university to support staff wellbeing.

Response: None within the University.

 

3.                   A copy of the University’s Policy (procedures)/other
relevant document(s) to support the wellbeing of staff.

Response:

Wellbeing policy: see above attachment.

Joint statement on the protection of dignity at work and study: see above
attachment.

Dignity at work leaflet: see above attachments.

4.                   The type of services offered to support staff
wellbeing in the University

Response: see above attachment.

Counselling accessed via a free of charge from an external provider.

Occupational Health accessed via a third party Occupational Health
Provider.

Eye Tests pursuant to the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment)
Regulations of 1992.

Chaplaincy and facilities available to all staff.

Online wellbeing therapy via a free service provided by SilverCloud Health

Other sources of support external to the university is also publicised
such as Cornwall Community Directory; Addaction; Mind; and NHS Livewell.

 

5.                   The number of referrals to services offered where
staff wellbeing was a primary reason for the referral:

Response: The University does not hold this information.

 

6.                   Staff take up (number) by each service offered to
support staff wellbeing.

Response: The University does not hold this information.

 

Appeal Process 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original email and should be emailed to: [1][email address] or sent in
writing to Peter Cox, Chief Operating Officer, Falmouth University, Penryn
Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, TR10 9FE. 

 

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications. 

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF. 

 

Kind regards, 

Information Officer 
 

Falmouth University, Falmouth Campus, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11
4RH 

[2]www.falmouth.ac.uk/information-records-management 

 

 

 

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