Our Workplace Health Team at One You Walsall are here to support your workplace to become a healthier and more productive workplace.
Having a workforce that’s healthy in body and in mind can result in big benefits for your business and employees:
- Reduced sickness
- Reduced turnover of staff
- Increased employee satisfaction
- Improved company profile
- Increased productivity
In turn, this can lead to huge financial savings for you. Healthy employees are far less likely to take sick days, be affected by long-term illness or move on from their current job.
According to the Health Foundation being in work is good for your health if certain conditions are met:
IT ALSO MAKES GOOD BUSINESS SENSE
According to the British Heart Foundation in 2015 – the cost to businesses as a direct result of heart disease, presenteeism and sickness alone was:
HOW CAN WE SUPPORT YOU?
Our Healthy Workplace team offer a number of workplace lifestyle interventions, which can be delivered at your venue or virtually at a date and time that suits your employees best. We offer support in completing your Businesses Health Needs Assessment in order to understand your employees’ needs and set up an action plan.
Picture of RMD Kwikform receiving a certificate of recognition of achieving Public Health Walsall’s Workplace Well-being standards with support from One You Walsall.
All of which can help you to attain the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) “Thrive at Work” Accreditation which makes you part of a network of employers committed to excellence in employee mental health and wellbeing. Together we can:
- Find out the best and most cost-effective ways to improve the health and wellbeing of its employees
- Identify gaps in the health and safety and wellbeing support your company provides
- Create effective health and safety and wellbeing plans and strategies.
1 Hour workshops on various health & wellbeing topics such as healthy eating, emotional wellbeing and reducing stress & back pain.
A 40 minute individual and confidential health check with your staff to inform them about their blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose measurement results and overall wellbeing. Your staff will receive appropriate lifestyle advice to support them in making informed healthy lifestyle changes. Check out this link for more details and eligibility criteria on Health Checks.
Health & Wellbeing Assessments
A 30 minute individual and confidential health assessments for staff to understand their blood pressure readings, BMI and overall wellbeing. Your staff will receive appropriate lifestyle advice to support them in making informed healthy lifestyle changes.
12 weeks of healthy lifestyle support
Including a 45-minute initial consultation and two 30-minute reviews. This support can be accessed for a range of lifestyle interventions, including weight management, increasing physical activity, emotional wellbeing and more.
Wellbeing events and resources
We can support with organising health promotion events provide you with resources to inform employees about how to improve health and wellbeing by making lifestyle changes. We can match these to the needs of your organisation, or align to national campaigns such as Stoptober, Health Eating Week and more.
FREE Royal Society of Public Health accredited “Health Chats” training course.
Sign your staff up for our free half-day Health Chats Training (Zoom or Face to Face) to become health chatters. This training will Sign your staff up for our free half-day Health Chats Training (Zoom or Face to Face) to become health chatters. This training will increase participants’ understanding of health in a holistic way, including how social determinants of health impact our overall wellbeing. This interactive course allows participants to share their experience and practise their communication skills in how to have a conversation about health with their colleagues, friends, families, clients and strangers.
The main aim of the course is to enable Health Chatters to start conversations about health and nudge people in the right direction to receive more support. We believe this training is extremely useful for workplaces as this encourages people to talk and support each other with their wellbeing. At the end of the training, your staff will sit a multiple choice exam and will receive a Level 2 RSPH Award in Understanding Health Improvement.
WORKPLACE HEALTH NEWSLETTER
Sign up for our monthly newsletter to stay up to date with local events and health resources available for you and your staff. The newsletter can also be useful if you are currently unemployed or looking for work.
Email Walsallworkplacehealth@mytimeactive.co.uk to sign up to our newsletter and stay up to date on national health awareness days, resources on health and wellbeing to distribute to your staff, local events and our current offers.
FEEDBACK FROM OUR CLIENTS
Monique Fearon (Group HR Manager at JC-Payne):
‘During the 12 week health checks I have observed colleagues having health chats amongst each other regarding fitness classes, weight loss challenges and sugar intake to name a few. Many are now choosing healthier alternatives for breakfast and lunch and the fridge in the kitchen is no longer filled with fizzy drinks and unhealthy snacks. The office has significantly reduced the number take-away orders and a few have started going to the gym, swimming and walking to work a few times per week as opposed to driving. The health checks have had a positive impact on colleagues and has helped motivate many to make positive lifestyle changes with regards to their health and wellbeing.’
IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR YOU?
If your business is based in Walsall we can provide some support free of charge, and you will qualify for our full comprehensive offer if your workforce has less than 250 employees and is made up of workers that are:
- predominantly male OR
- predominantly routine/manual workers OR
- predominantly low paid
To find out about the level of support your business qualifies for please get in touch today.
HOW CAN YOU JOIN?
Call on 01922 444044 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
OTHER ORGANISATIONS THAT PROVIDE SUPPORT TO WORKPLACES
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)“Thrive AT Work” Accreditation – scheme
Growth Hubs were established by the government to be an impartial and transparent guide for businesses be an.
The economic growth team helps businesses to find premises, secure grants. diversity etc.
There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that the benefits of undertaking CSR far outweigh any concerns over financial performance. Committing to voluntary work in the community benefits staff as well as residents. It can do wonders for staff morale and, as a consequence, productivity.
HOW CAN YOU HELP YOURSELF?
Top tips for staying healthy at work
British Food Guide for staying healthy at Work
View the HSE website for information from the Health and Safety Executive
View the ACAS website for information from an impartial authority on workplace relationships and effectiveness- topics include advice, templates, dispute resolution and training
NHS guidance on how to sit correctly use your computer
Thrive at Home Employers Toolkit
Includes Mental Health, Musculoskeletal Health, Lifestyles and External Risks to Health
Developed by Business in the Community with Public Health England (PHE), this toolkit focusing on health and wellbeing at work provides practical, evidence-based guidance for employers
A mental health toolkit produced by Business in the Community (BITC) and Public Health England
Find documents, guides, tips, videos, courses, podcasts, templates and information from key organisations across the UK
Mind offer support to improving mental wellbeing in your organisation.
Mind are aware that for many organisations coronavirus is creating a lot of uncertainty in the workplace
Active 10 supports you to walk briskly every day
NHS WEIGHT LOSS APP
NHS Weight Loss App Download the NHS weight loss guide – our free 12-week diet and exercise plan
Download the free NHS SmokeFree App