Lifelong Health for Businesses
Business health promotion initiatives, more commonly known as wellness programmes, can save large companies millions of pounds a year.
STAYING HAPPY & HEALTHY AT WORK
Sitting for more than 6+ HOURS can make you 18% more likely to die from diabetes, heart disease and obesity than those sitting less than 3 HOURS.
Why is health important?
Everybody has a part to play in improving health in Wales.
Poor dietary habits, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol overuse and chronic stress are major contributors to the development and progression of preventable chronic diseases…obesity places one at greater risks of illness’ such as diabetes, heart disease, strokes, COPD and certain cancers.
For the first time in history, lifestyle diseases kill more people than communicable diseases.
Health promotion enhances the quality of life for all people. It is the process of enabling people to increase control over, an to improve their health. By focusing on prevention, health promotion reduces the costs, both financial and human, to individuals, their families, their employers and the NHS. Preventative health is growing on popularity as people seek to improve their overall health and wellness by making better choices.
It is estimated that employers can make a return on investment of
£3 - £5 for every £1 committed to health and well being in the workplace.
What do business health promotion initiatives do?
Business health promotion initiatives, more commonly known as wellness programmes, can save large companies millions of pounds a year. Without spending significant amounts of money or side-tracking a human resource manager, businesses can also obtain many benefits of instituting company wellness programme. This is where we at Lifelong Health can step in. With the help of health professionals, you can decrease absenteeism rates, improve productivity and look after your staff by helping to keep staff morale high with a healthier outlook on their physical and mental well-being.
How can Lifelong Health help?
We can offer many tailor-made workshops [delivered in person or virtually] to assist your company, covering many aspects of health promotion. Workshops are designed to be fun and interactive, educating employees to understand basics of nutrition topics that lead participants to a healthier lifestyle.
Topics we cover include;
Food and mood
How to be sugar smart
The importance of good nutrition and its impact on the body and mind
Eating for energy
Cholesterol and Glucose Checks
The role of nutrition in weight management
General Health Promotion; enabling individuals to increase control to improve their health
Eating on the move
Health & Wellness Complete Event Package
We can take the pressure off your business and run the whole event as a complete wellness package.
Alongside nutritional advice and health and wellness presentations, we can provide:
Cholesterol and Glucose Checks
Dance fitness sessions with a qualified dance/fitness instructor
Health & wellness checks on individual staff, which would include a personal record of BP, weight, body fat index and BMI
Group musical sessions
Smoking cessation and alcohol misuse seminars
Sessions on musculoskeletal health and maintaining a healthy back
Group sessions with a Pilates instructor
Group or individual exercise classes with a qualified PT
Group mindfulness and stress-resilience sessions
Private video appointments with a qualified nurse
Why train my employees in mindfullness?
Mindfulness is relevant in all work sectors. Research indicates that mindfulness can help individual’s and organisations develop
Greater focus and efficiency