There are numerous direct and indirect benefits to having a Wellness program at your Workplace, and here are a few examples of benefits to your employees, company and community.
INCREASES PRODUCTIVITY/ PERFORMANCE
Supporting employees' healthy lifestyles significantly reduces losses, averaging more than $1,500 per employee per year, due to poor productivity. According to AFLAC 2012 Executive Summary and other sources, Health & Wellness programs improved productivity and performance and reduced these losses.
REDUCES STRESS FOR EMPLOYEES
According to the World Health Organization, workplace Health & Wellness programs supporting a healthy, balanced lifestyle result in personal benefits such as improved sleep cycles, mood and motivation, and reduced stress and anxiety.
REDUCES HEALTH CARE COSTS
Companies can substantially reduce health care costs at a rate of $7 saved to every $1 spent towards a Health & Wellness program, according to University of Louisville.
IMPROVE EMPLOYEE MORALE
79% of employees who participate in Health & Wellness programs were extremely satisfied with both the program and the company according to the Harvard Business Review and other sources.
INCREASES EMPLOYEE RETENTION
Participants who were extremely satisfied with company Health & Wellness programs were six times more likely to stay with their employers than those who were dissatisfied, according to Harvard Business Review.
IMPROVES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Society for Human Resources Management explains that taking the extra step to support employees in achieving their Health & Wellness goals makes employees feel valued and cared for by their employer, which drives employee engagement.
Health & Wellness programs can reduce absenteeism and the associated losses in productivity, which is a cost saving investment for the company according to Society for Human Resources Management.
DEVELOP COMPANY'S SOCIAL CITIZENSHIP
According to Forbes, corporate social responsibility (or citizenship) is important to younger generations of employees, 74% of whom believe that jobs should add more than just a paycheck to their lives. Health & Wellness programs that contract LOLK's services contribute exponentially to the Health & Wellness of our society, as we invest dollars earned back into our community through programs, services, and projects that improve community Health & Wellness, extending access to healing services at low to no-cost for those in need.
Benefits of a Workplace Health & Wellness Program
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