Executive and Workplace Health
The most important asset in a business is its employees as the head of the company this must be your No 1 priority. Clear support from the CEO and senior executive will improve employee compliance and benefits that can be achieved from the introduction of the program1.
The productivity of your business is dependent on the physical and psychological health of each and every employee in your team1, 2
An employee and executive health program has been demonstrated in numerous studies to result in significant benefits to the company, especially if the leadership team provides its full support to implement the program1.
Benefits can include
Reducing the chance of developing chronic health problems and premature death, which can result in significant losses in skills, knowledge and professional networks for the business, and resulting in reduced productivity
Reductions in staff absenteeism and number of sick days and reductions in health care costs for the individual
Reductions in the incidence chronic and acute illness and potential workplace injuries reducing associated costs and workplace insurance premiums
Improvements in employee wellness, individual and company performance and reductions in staff turnover
Taking steps to reduce workplace stress through wellness programs can significantly improve the “bottom line”, especially in a small business1
Combined, all these benefits result in significant in work productivity, economic benefits for the company and the individual
Every workplace has its own demands and stresses, which impact on worker’s health, diet and lifestyle. It is critical that an assessment is made of the demands of the workplace and how these may impact on physical and psychological health of employees and the company.
An employee health and wellness program needs to be designed to specially target the issues that are impacting on the health of its employees an the company as a whole.
This can be achieved by
Surveying employees on their current health concerns, exercise, diet1, work place stress3 and lifestyle behaviours
Conducting and comprehensive medical and health check on interested employees
Use this information to establish clear company and individual health priorities using specific interventions using a range of relevant health practitioners4
Establish measureable health outcomes to assess the success of the program
Interventions may include
On-site and off-site seminars or workshops on factors leading to poor health behaviours in the workplace, and as required individual consultations to address individual health concerns
Programs may include; encouraging and implementing appropriate and supervised exercise programs2, healthy dietary behaviors, managing stress in the workplace and stress reduction programs, healthy cooking classes, shopping tours and off-site structured health retreats
Dr Ian Gillam has extensive experience for over 30 years in developing, designing and delivering executive and employee fitness programs for a wide range of large corporate clients, medium sized and small businesses.
He was instrumental in the design and delivery at the National Institute of Medicine’s executive health check and delivering the exercise and dietary programs for senior executive staff and employees at some of the following clients including Swisse Wellness, Village Roadshows and Scalzo Foods.
He has previously designed executive health programs fof Subaru Australia, Kodak Australia, Telstra and Carlton United Brewries.
Ian has recently designed an exclusive, residential, week long Executive Heath Retreat the Noosa Springs Golf and Health Resort in Noosa, Queensland.
A fabulous program of health seminars, nutrition and stress management workshops, and a wide range of supervised physical and recreational activities are planned.
Places will be strictly limited for this Health Retreat i to 15-20 individuals which is planned in early 2018, so contact us now to register your interest and request an outline of the program.
Contact us now and let him discuss how he can assist your company and your employees achieve optimal health and happiness, improve your team's performance and productivity.