Employee Engagement in Workplace Wellness
Achieving Wellness Program Engagement
Well-being is the ability of individuals to address normal stresses, work productively, and realize one’s highest potential.1 Research shows that employees in good health are more likely to deliver optimal performance in the workplace.1,2,3 Healthy employees not only have better quality of life, they also benefit from having a lower risk of disease, illness, and injury, as well as increased work productivity and a greater likelihood of contributing to their communities.
- Wellness events (e.g., walking, nutrition, resilience programs).
- Services (e.g., screening, health coaching).
- Resources (e.g., online assessments, learning modules, training programs).
Active participation in these offerings results in employees making healthy decisions (e.g., choosing healthy foods, quitting tobacco, exercising regularly, managing stress). Engagement also includes employee input and involvement in the design and execution of the wellness program.
Dietary management, also known as “foodservice management”, is the practice of providing nutritional options for individuals and groups with diet concerns through supervision of foodservices.
Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical exercise, and sufficient rest along with a formal recovery plan.
Good hygiene is critical for preventing the spread of infectious diseases and helping children lead long, healthy lives. It also prevents them from missing school, resulting in better learning outcomes. For families, good hygiene means avoiding illness and spending less on health care.
Naturopathy is a form of healthcare that combines modern treatment with traditional methods. It includes alternative, natural therapies to modern medicine. Naturopathy focuses on : the body's capacity to heal itself. preventing health problems