Whether you own a company, work in Human Resources or are an employee that likes to take initiative, starting a company wellness program will reap huge benefits on so many levels. Employees spend more time at work than ever before and participating in a wellness program is a great way to learn about healthy life style habits and enjoy the motivation of co-workers to get in shape. Follow these recommendations from the experts and you’ll be well on your way to establishing a company wellness program.
Reach out to your health insurance provider. They will have a wealth of information and recommendations for initiating a successful wellness program. Participants are also often eligible for reduced health insurance premiums if the program is approved and/or administered by the health insurance provider. Staying healthy has so many benefits. Include the following options in your menu of activities available to employees:
Add additional options as requested by employees or recommended by health insurance providers. Take a survey of employees’ interests and objectives for wellness activities. The more participants, the more robust the program will be. Getting healthy can be fun especially when incentivized and rewarded. Provide a Wellness Activity Log for participants to record progress. Take advantage of savings provided by Groupon and offer prizes and rewards from a huge selection available at Road Runner Sports. Good luck to you on the development of your Company’s Wellness Program!2016-11-23