With so many people struggling to cope with their jobs, wellness program management has become an important topic and initiative for companies that are looking to improve their working environments.
One of Dermatology Consultants’ wellness program goals for 2021 was to enhance infrastructure to advance a culture of health that encompasses all areas of wellbeing (physical wellness, mental health, community involvement, financial wellbeing, and workplace engagement). Knowing that winter and a global pandemic were taking a toll on the mental and physical health of their employees, the Wellness Committee decided to run a self-care program in February 2021.
HERO data published in the American Journal of Health Promotion in June 2021 showed that 44% of companies report having no annual wellness plan. Wellness planning takes time and extra thought, but is it worth the effort?
An onsite wellness staff is one of the most impactful strategies to add depth, breadth, and engagement to your wellness program. The onsite staff becomes the face of the program, feet on the ground, and program implementer. They make the program come alive!