Why Player & Staff Welfare?
We believe that one of the core parts of running a Football Club is to provide a "safe space" Where:
Player and staff welfare is a priority.
Everyone is treated with respect.
Players lookout for each other.
Source: 'Chapter 1. Promoting wellbeing.UK Government, Care Act, Care and Support Statutory Guidance
The diagram below shows us some of the things that contribute to a person's wellbeing
IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WELFARE AND WELLBEING?
The dictionary definitions of welfare and wellbeing are very similar. The terms are often used to mean the same thing. For example, police undertake welfare checks when they are concerned about a person’s wellbeing. There are club welfare officers (CWOs) who work with others to make sure players' wellbeing is a priority.
The important thing in football is not what term is used, but how players and staff are supported.
This term is described in the dictionary as the general health, happiness and safety of a person.
This term is described in the dictionary as general health and happiness (emotional/physical/psychological wellbeing).