What is Corporate Health?
Corporate health is any program or initiative run by a company for their staff. It can range from full health and wellness programs carried out over the entire year to one off events like expo’s and presentations. How this is implemented and conducted is completely up to the workplace. The aim of these programs is to promote healthier living and lifestyles among the staff, with an added benefit to the employer of reduced sick leave, reduced workplace hostility, increase staff retention and concentration.
Why invest in Corporate Health?
Studies across the world show that employees living a healthy and active lifestyle enjoy increased energy, concentration and motivation in the workplace. They are less prone to illness and injury, are better equipped to cope with stress and accommodate change. Some significant benefits to employers and employees are:
What are the returns of a Corporate Health Program?
There are many benefits from engaging in a well planned and executed Corporate Health and Wellness Program. Benefits range from the qualitative such as improved staff morale and decreased stress right through to the quantitative return on investment such as increase in productivity and reduced sick leave.
New research has been released on the actual cost of not having a wellness program and the return on investment for companies that do. Click here to view the returns to your business if you implement a Corporate Health Program. Lists of benefits include:
- 30% reduction in absenteeism
- Reduced sick leave, lost and unproductive hours
- Improved workplace relations and staff morale
- Increased performance and productivity
- Improved workplace safety
- Reduced injury rehabilitation and healthcare costs
- Increased profitability
- Employer of choice status
Where do I Start?
Knowing what health and wellness services to implement in your work place can be difficult. That’s where Trench Health and Fitness can help. We don’t sell package A, B, or C, we tailor make a workplace wellness program specific to your organisation’s needs. We understand each workplace is different, has differing budget restrictions and changes over time. We are not just a service provider, we are a business partner, through staff engagement and constant program review.
A great way to start is to conduct a workplace audit. Healthier Workplace WA have developed a free online workplace audit tool. Click here to conduct a health audit of your organisation.