Worksite wellness is an employer supported initiative focused on taking measures to promote health and prevent development of chronic diseases. Healthcare costs are among the largest expenses facing Florida businesses. It is important now more than ever that businesses take an active role in their employee’s health and wellness.
Worksite Wellness Program services include:
Assessment of employer and employee needs, interests, and health risks
Development of health initiatives related to results of the assessment
Health Education provided through “Lunch and Learns” and other office communications
Topics may include:
- weight management
- general nutrition
- stress management
- physical activity
- women’s and men’s health issues
Designation of Wellness “Warriors” to sustain participation
Ongoing promotion of internal wellness program initiatives
Evaluation of wellness initiatives as they contribute to business success
By providing employees with health education and a supportive, healthy work environment, businesses are able to maximize profits and increase productivity.