The experience garnered by Richmond Foundation over 20 years of service to corporate entities is being re-designed by Deloitte Consulting and supported by the Deloitte Foundation. The organisations have combined their respective expertise to offer corporate entities different packages comprising of a range of services which benefit organisations, through the wellbeing of management and employees. When a sense of wellness permeates an organisation, the clients enjoy an improved experience.
Deloitte Consulting, after running an in-depth analysis of the services currently offered by Richmond, will be proposing the revamping of a number of current services, the introduction of additional services, and the packages which make the use of services more sustainable for the client organisation. Packages will be suited to the size and needs of the organisation.
Richmond Foundation offers a myriad of services related to mental wellbeing, among which are employee wellbeing barometers, consultation about mental wellbeing at the workplace, ongoing professional training, support, therapy services, and crises intervention amongst others. Around 80 local companies already benefit from these services, providing assistance to employers, managers, HR departments and employees in fostering a culture which promotes mental wellness at the workplace.
Ms. Stephania Dimech Sant, Richmond Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, explained that, “This collaboration has been an interesting journey with a highly esteemed partner. We have reviewed all that has been achieved over the years, and are now looking forward to offering a range of improved pertinent services to our existing clients, and to reach out to new ones. As various industries engage with the challenges of returning to business following the Covid-19 pandemic, mental health support is an underpinning factor. We encourage companies to explore what we have to offer them; the timing couldn’t be better.”
“At Deloitte, we are very passionate about working with the community, which is why we established the Deloitte Foundation in 2019. Through the Deloitte Foundation, we are able to offer financial assistance to support services in need while also making use of the voluntary support of our subject matter experts to offer complimentary guidance on topical matters of interest. COVID-19 has changed many aspects of life, especially the working environment. It is for this reason that mental well-being in the work place should be supported now more than ever,” said Malcolm Booker, Chairman of the Deloitte Foundation.
The Deloitte Foundation is a non-profit voluntary organisation supporting initiatives under four main pillars: Quality education, Environmental sustainability, Cultural heritage and Societal impact. By offering their expertise through pro-bono work, the Deloitte Foundation seeks to provide a long-lasting positive impact. The work being undertaken with Richmond Foundation falls under the Societal Impact pillar of the Foundation.
Richmond Foundation is non-governmental organisation (VO/0017) which endeavours to provide optimal community mental health care and promote mental wellbeing. It seeks to address mental health problems through prevention, and provides support for good quality of life.