What is Health and wellbeing?

Health and well-being can be described as the achievement and maintenance of physical fitness and mental stability.
Health and well-being as being the result of a combination of physical, social, intellectual and emotional factors.

Why is Health and Wellbeing Important for your Employees and Your Business?

  • Increase employee engagement (commitment, loyalty, retention)
  • Reduce employee turnover
  • Reduce absenteeism (saving direct costs for temps and training; and indirect costs for management time, reallocation of work, potential loss of clients and business)
  • Reduce presenteeism
  • Improve productivity by enhancing employee concentration and judgment
  • Improve employee morale
  • Attract the best new talent
  • Reduce ancillary expenses (i.e. potential legal costs, claims, private healthcare costs, company insurance etc)

An Employee’s Health and Wellbeing is Affected by Several Different Factors

  • a balanced diet (e.g. improved immunity, feeling healthy controlling weight)
  • adequate rest and sleep (e.g.  improved concentration, refreshes body, restores energy)
  • regular exercise (e.g. improved fitness, weight control, circulation, mobility)
  • supportive relationships (e.g. friends, family, professionals, improved self-esteem, self-worth)
  • adequate financial resources (e.g.¬†income)
  • stimulating work, education and leisure activity (e.g. improve mental ability, valued).

Shea Occupational Health Ltd can help you by:

  • Undertaking Wellness individual assessments on employees- Rachel Whewell our resident¬† in these assessments gets very positive feedback from clients after working with them to identify areas to improve their health and wellbeing
  • Running stress awareness and /or Mindfulness courses
  • Offering sessions on Breast and Testicular examinations
  • Running toolbox sessions on healthy eating, exercising for health, rest and sleep
  • Providing guidance and advice on Travel Medicine for holidays