CORPORATEWELLNESS
WHY WELLNESS?
FOOD FORTHOUGHT
Despite the United Statesspending more on healthcare than any otherindividualized nation in theworld, it remains theunheal...
Preventable illness (causedby smoking, poor eatinghabits, and sedentarylifestyles) makes upapproximately 80% of theburden ...
Research now suggests thatemployers get an average of$3.48 back in reduced healthcare costs and $5.82 in lowerabsenteeism ...
BOTTOM LINE   Employees who live more   healthy lifestyles have   reduced sick leave, improved   work performance, decreas...
THE BENEFITS
REDUCED ABSENTEEISM       It has been shown that       employees spend fewer days       away from work due to       illnes...
CONTROL HEALTH CARE COSTS          For many companies,          medical costs can consume          half of corporate profi...
IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY         Healthy habits counter the         main causes of lower         productivity like stress,   ...
IMPROVED PRESENTEEISM         Presenteeism is a new         phenomenon occurring when         employees are at work but do...
REDUCED INJURIES      Healthy employees with less      risk factors are at lower risk      for injury than those      unhe...
IMPROVED MORALE &    RETENTION       Company sponsored       workplace wellness       programs send a clear       message ...
As an example of a company that is extremely invested in its employees overall health and                   wellness.
On-going Initiatives:     1.) Paid for membership to the gym     2.) Healthy Contributions Program-               employee...
CFG Community Bank’smost recent fitnesschallenge wasrecognized by theBaltimore BusinessJournal. The companywas named the 2...
A Basic Overview of theChallenge:• The goal was to get employees more active• It ran for 90 days and about 47 of its 103 e...
• Employees were placed on teams.• Each team was led by a personal trainer from the club   who provided group workouts, fi...
6 EASY IDEAS TO CREATE YOUR  CORPORATE   WELLNESS   PROGRAM
Start a lunch time walking program   • Employee led   • Hire Trainer to lead   • Have Trainer design the walk
Offer Healthy Snack Options   • Healthier vending options   • Healthy food for corporate events
On-site Group Fitness Classes   • At lunch or after work   • Yoga, Zumba, Boot Camp
Hold Regular Fitness Seminars   • Healthy Cooking Demos   • Health Screenings   • Ask the trainer
Hold Regular Fitness Challenges   • Can be simple to elaborate   • Biggest Loser   • Walking Challenge
Create Fitness Library    • Could just be information on local gyms and      websites for fitness and nutrition tips    • ...
KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL WELLNESS PROGRAM
Have a Champion
Needs to fit your Company
Easy for Employees to participate
MUST be Supported from Top         Down
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American Heart Association's 2012 HR Wellness Symposium

  1. 1. CORPORATEWELLNESS
  2. 2. WHY WELLNESS?
  3. 3. FOOD FORTHOUGHT
  4. 4. Despite the United Statesspending more on healthcare than any otherindividualized nation in theworld, it remains theunhealthiest.
  5. 5. Preventable illness (causedby smoking, poor eatinghabits, and sedentarylifestyles) makes upapproximately 80% of theburden of illnesses and 90%of all health care costs.
  6. 6. Research now suggests thatemployers get an average of$3.48 back in reduced healthcare costs and $5.82 in lowerabsenteeism cost for everydollar spent on employeewellness.
  7. 7. BOTTOM LINE Employees who live more healthy lifestyles have reduced sick leave, improved work performance, decrease health insurance costs, increased productivity and reduced overall costs.
  8. 8. THE BENEFITS
  9. 9. REDUCED ABSENTEEISM It has been shown that employees spend fewer days away from work due to illness, saving companies thousands, even millions, of dollars on down time and temporary employment.
  10. 10. CONTROL HEALTH CARE COSTS For many companies, medical costs can consume half of corporate profits or more!
  11. 11. IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY Healthy habits counter the main causes of lower productivity like stress, fatigue, and low energy levels.
  12. 12. IMPROVED PRESENTEEISM Presenteeism is a new phenomenon occurring when employees are at work but do not feel as productive as usual due to stress, depression, injury or illness.
  13. 13. REDUCED INJURIES Healthy employees with less risk factors are at lower risk for injury than those unhealthy employees with more risk factors.
  14. 14. IMPROVED MORALE & RETENTION Company sponsored workplace wellness programs send a clear message to employees that management values their well being.
  15. 15. As an example of a company that is extremely invested in its employees overall health and wellness.
  16. 16. On-going Initiatives: 1.) Paid for membership to the gym 2.) Healthy Contributions Program- employees can earn moneyfrom their health care providerfor working out 3.) Classes at lunchtime 5 days aweek 4.) Bi-annual fitness challenges
  17. 17. CFG Community Bank’smost recent fitnesschallenge wasrecognized by theBaltimore BusinessJournal. The companywas named the 2ndHealthiest Employer intheir group.
  18. 18. A Basic Overview of theChallenge:• The goal was to get employees more active• It ran for 90 days and about 47 of its 103 employees participated• Participants were rewarded based on % of total body fatlost. The top male and female winner won an extra paidvacation day and $500 cash.
  19. 19. • Employees were placed on teams.• Each team was led by a personal trainer from the club who provided group workouts, fitness andmotivational tips, and nutritional advice• The team with the most combined number of swipes received an extra paid vacation day and a cateredlunch• In addition, there was a 5K race for participants with30 or more swipes during the 90 days. There wereprizes for participants and winners• Company picnic to congratulate all of the participantsin the challenge
  20. 20. 6 EASY IDEAS TO CREATE YOUR CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAM
  21. 21. Start a lunch time walking program • Employee led • Hire Trainer to lead • Have Trainer design the walk
  22. 22. Offer Healthy Snack Options • Healthier vending options • Healthy food for corporate events
  23. 23. On-site Group Fitness Classes • At lunch or after work • Yoga, Zumba, Boot Camp
  24. 24. Hold Regular Fitness Seminars • Healthy Cooking Demos • Health Screenings • Ask the trainer
  25. 25. Hold Regular Fitness Challenges • Can be simple to elaborate • Biggest Loser • Walking Challenge
  26. 26. Create Fitness Library • Could just be information on local gyms and websites for fitness and nutrition tips • Fitness videos, etc.
  27. 27. KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL WELLNESS PROGRAM
  28. 28. Have a Champion
  29. 29. Needs to fit your Company
  30. 30. Easy for Employees to participate
  31. 31. MUST be Supported from Top Down

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