Why A Workplace Wellness Program
  • 96% of 'Best Practice' Australian organisations implemented health and wellbeing initiatives during the previous 12 months.
  • Organisations that don't promote health and wellness are four times more likely to lose talent in the next 12 months.
  • In organisations where workplace health is managed well, financial performance increased by more than 2.5 times.

 

Benefits for employees who participate in workplace wellbeing programs

  • Increased energy and vitality
  • Improved physical and mental wellbeing and resilience
  • Improved concentration and productivity
  • Improved team relationships
  • Increased work enjoyment and fulfillment

Benefits for employers who provide workplace wellness programs

  • Improved productivity
  • Increased creativity and innovation
  • Improved employee engagement
  • Improved staff morale
  • Reduced sickness-related absenteeism
  • Reduced presenteeism (health-related work impairment)
  • Increased attraction and retention of staff
  • Reduced workplace injury and workers compensation costs
  • Improved corporate image
  • Managing an ageing workforce
  • Positive return on investment

 

For a Workplace Wellness Program that suits your business, call Christine Barnes 0421 379615 for a free initial phone consultation to discuss your needs and goals.

 

Resources

 

 

Right Management (2009) ‘Wellness and Productivity Management’, [online], Available: http://www.rightmanagement. com.au/assets/x/50990, [2009, October 16]

 

 

National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (2008) ‘A Available: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/nhhrc/publishing.nsf/ Content/interim-report-december-2008 [2009, October 16] 

 

Health and Productivity Institute Of Australia (HAPIA) (2008) ‘Submission to the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission Review of The Australian Health System’,  [online], Available: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/nhhrc/publishing.nsf/ Content/334/$FILE/334%20Health%20and%20Productivity%20 Institute%20of%20Australia%20Submission.pdf [2009, October 16]

 

NZWell@Work (2009) 'Workplace Wellness - A Literature Review for NZWell@Work’, [online], Available: http://www.nzwellatwork. 

co.nz/pdf/wrkplc-wellness-lit-rev-feb09.pdf [2009, October 16] 

 

Health, Work and Wellbeing U.K. (2008) ‘Building the Case for Wellness’ [online], Available: http://www.workingforhealth.gov.uk/ 

documents/dwp-wellness-report-public.pdf www.workingforhealth. gov.uk [2009, October 16] 

 

 

Workplace Health, Safety and Productivity, Presentation for the 

Safety Conference, Safety Institute of Australia (NSW Div), Sydney. 

 

Singapore Health Promotion Board (2003) Workplace Health Promotion Program: Pre-Planning Series, [online], Available: http:// www.hpb.gov.sg/hpb/default.asp?pg_id=981 [2009, October 16]

 

 

The Body Guard with Christine Barnes

Naturopathy, Nutrition, Wellness, Yoga and Meditation

Noosa Heads, Qld, Australia

Ph: 0421 379615

Email: christine@thebodyguard.com.au

 


 

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