Stress, to some degree, is normal. However, during times of crisis, our daily stress levels are compounded by stressors associated with the crisis at hand.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has presented many individuals with new worries associated with health, employment, and isolation. As our stressors increase and our outlets for dealing with stress such as exercise, recreational activities, and socialization diminish, we are at greater risk of developing unhealthy responses to stress, including anxiety disorders.
Here is a brief look into symptoms to be watchful of both in terms of your residents, yourself, and coworkers on the frontline.
MediTelecare is here to help staff and residents with any behavioral healthcare needs, please reach out to us with any questions or requests below:
General or Operational Inquiries, please contact:
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Customer Experience
Clinical Inquiries, please contact:
Sherri Perry, MS, APRN, FNP-BC
Chief Nursing Officer