Not least within the health and care sector, is a large part of the work performed based on establishing strong relations – the relation one enters into with the citizens that one works with, has an essential impact on the result of one’s work. This may entail high emotional requirements and strains, where there is a risk of the relation impacting one’s professional assessments and behaviour.

To avoid excessive emotional strain and to prevent an unprofessional approach to the job, it is often advisable, or entirely necessary, with frequent supervision.

This may be through the supervision of an employee group (group supervision) and supervision of individual employees (individual supervision).