When our wellbeing is good, we feel and function well. And when students’ wellbeing is good, they meet their potential and thrive academically.
在喝, student wellbeing is supported by a team of registered professionals including a Head of Student Wellbeing, 两个大学护士, two College Counsellors and a physiotherapist. 澳门正规最大游戏平台采取全面的, proactive and preventative approach to wellbeing, supporting students to make positive changes and take better care of themselves.
We offer a range of wellbeing interventions including one-to-one physical and mental health consultations; wellbeing advice and signposting; wellbeing self-help tips and techniques; and plans to manage wellbeing. We also run wellbeing 凸轮paigns, activities and events throughout the year.
Kate Daniels, Head of Student Wellbeing
As Head of Student Wellbeing, Kate liaises with the wider College welfare team and oversees the design and delivery of Downing’s student wellbeing support. Her aims are to improve student mental health literacy and better understand the key risks and protective factors for student wellbeing.
Kate provides one-to-one psychological and emotional support to Downing students, including:
- A reflective space in which to feel heard and understood
- Advice and guided self-help on themes such as stress and anxiety, 情绪低落, self-care and coping strategies
- Signposting to relevant services within College, the University or the NHS
- Assessments and consultations for more complex mental health difficulties
Kate also coordinates and delivers wellbeing workshops and activities.
Rachel Lister and Anne Shaw, College Nurses
Our College Nurses offer a range of health and wellbeing support for students including assessment, signposting and advice with minor injuries or mild to moderate mental health difficulties. They can coordinate support from your GP and, 在某些情况下, refer you for more specialised help or treatment.
You will find the College Nurse in O Staircase, room 5.
Gudrun Haraldsdottir and Katie Holland, College Counsellors
Gudrun and Katie deliver psychodynamic 咨询 and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University Counselling Service. In addition, they offer 咨询 at Downing on two days a week during full term. To self-refer for College-based 咨询, visit www.咨询.凸轮.ac.uk.
Karen White, College Physiotherapist
Our experienced physiotherapist Karen White provides early access to assessment and treatment of joint and soft tissue problems. The College physiotherapy service also offers help with relaxation exercises, posture re-education and ongoing Musculoskeletal problems.
Please contact the College Nurse if you would like a referral to the free College physiotherapy service provided by the Cambridge City Physiotherapy Clinic, at Cambridge Regional College, 剑桥CB4 2 qt.
A first aid box is held in the Porters’ Lodge and all Downing College Porters are trained first aiders. Porters' Lodge telephone: 01223 334800.
An accident form must be completed for any injury requiring first aid which is sustained on College property. Forms are available from the Porters’ Lodge.