The benefits of maintaining a wellness program in the workplace are well documented and can be referenced in the paper Wellness as a Strategic Business Advantage.
Keystone specializes in implimenting a wellness program for small companies that do not have the resources for a full-time onsite health staff. Programs are scalable and will be customized to to meet the employee's needsby following the following strategic process:
CEO / Senior Executive Support
Wellness programsdon’t have nearly the impact
or longevity of those programs that are driven
from the top-down. Educating senior executives
and forming a strategy for sustained wellness
is part of every company plan.
Create a Wellness Team
Teams are essential to building great wellness programs because they help to distribute the responsibility for wellness throughout the organization. Naturally selecting team members is key to sustained wellness.
Collect Data to Drive Wellness Goals
A combintion of corporate culture audits,
health risk appraisals, and knowledge and interest surveys are used to devlope programs for
Developing a Wellness Operating Plan
Data and budget will be used to create an plan
to serve as the roadmap to guide the company’s efforts towards sustained wellness.
Implimenting Wellness Interventions
Nutrition always kicks off a wellness program, but other interventions such as tobacco cessation, physical activity, weight management, self-care, fatigue management and stress management may be implimented for sustained wellness.
Creating a Supportive Environment
Implimenting policies, physical modifications,
and rewards and incentives are customized
for sustained wellness.