Wellness

What is Wellness & Health?

 

Wellness – is an active process of becoming aware and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than just being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth “ a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

Health – is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

 

Corporate Wellness is an investment in the physical and mental health of employees by creating a healthier and more relaxed environment.
Wellness can improve the overall productivity, health and overall morale of staff, while reducing stress levels in the workplace.
Corporate Wellness programs are designed to support and encourage a holistic approach to employee wellbeing by creating an organizational culture of health.
When you have healthy employees your company reaps the benefits. A correctly designed wellness program can increase productivity, boost morale and reduce stress levels.
Wellness programs help employees make smart and healthy choices that can reduce health care costs; increase vitality and diminish absentees.

 

In general, the cost of implementing a wellness programs are minimal compared to the benefit.

  • 1 in 4 employees are HIV positive
  • 1 in 3 employees have a chronic disease

The disease burden in South Africa are 50% worse than compared to our peer countries.

 

The leading conditions in death and disability are:

Diabetes

Hypertension

Hyperlipidaemia

HIV/AIDS

 

Depression – 1 in 4 employees have been diagnosed with depression.
Age 25 – 44 are the most effected
Costing S.A. billions of Rands and declining GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

 

BENEFITS OF HAVING A CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAM:

Reduce health risks
Cope with stress and other challenges
Understand and plan for financial wellness
Reduce medical and healthcare costs
Improve productivity
Reduce absenteeism
Reduce the incidence and severity of chronic health conditions

 

We offer the following:

Health Assessment
Informed Consent
Blood Pressure
Weight
Height
Waist measurements
Glucose
Cholesterol (Total Cholesterol)
HIV Screening

 

Comprehensive Fitness Assessment:

Weight assessment / BMI
Waist / hip ratio
Blood Pressure
Wattbike test – Fitness & VO2 Max
Peakflow
1 min push ups
1 min sit ups
Flexibility tests
Functional testing
Complete Report

Multiply Health Assessment
Multiply Fitness Assessment
Vitality Fitness Assessment
Vitality nutrition Assessment

 

Other offerings:

Posture screenings
Office Ergonomics
Talks – Biokineticist, Dietitian and Phycologist (weekly/monthly follow up visits to the company employees)
Fun: Group challenge between employees
Weight loss Challenges
Talks on: Stroke vs Cardiac arrest vs Hearth attack

 

Importance of CPR, First aid and AED’s