Wellness Program

Wellness Program

Any program that promotes health, especially for employees of a company. A wellness program may offer seminars on quitting smoking, free access to a gym, and any number of other benefits. Wellness program are aimed to improve employee health, which in turn can improve morale and increase productivity.
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A wellness program is much more than an exercise program; it's a combination of activities that focus on employee health promotion and disease prevention.
Almost all wellness program participants showed some improvement in health risk status, but for individuals participating in one-on-one health coaching, more than one in three (34%) moved from a high risk status to a lower risk category.
These additional benefits include increased employee satisfaction at work and new levels of employee leadership through wellness program advocates.
Behavioral change and lifestyle issues, such as physical activity and nutrition continue to be the leading topics organizations are addressing through their wellness program.
Many governments are enthusiastic about wellness programs; in a survey of GFOA members, conducted by the Government Finance Officers Association and Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company, close to 80 percent of respondents have undertaken at least some form of wellness program.
Implementing a wellness program is a good investment.
Employees earn incentives based on their participation level in the wellness program.
44% stay engaged in their wellness program throughout the entire year
com)-- Aptora launched a brand new product that enhances employees' mental well-being; it is called the Corporate Wellness Program.
If what your company wants is to lower healthcare costs, the prevailing theory is this: Set up a wellness program, get your employees to be healthier and healthcare costs will go down.
Five years ago only 57 percent of companies participated in some kind of corporate wellness program, but today most employees are being asked by their employer to participate in programs designed to make them healthier and to reduce the cost of medical care.
backed up his claims by offering wellness program examples from their cooperatives.