Arun Wellbeing workplaces
Q: Is your organisation eligible to receive free Workplace Wellbeing help?
A: Yes, we can work with ANY workplace, organisation, business or voluntary group with a base in the Arun District.
If you would you like to reduce your staff sickness levels and increase commitment and motivation, we can offer you help to support your staff to be healthier and improve their wellbeing.
What We Offer:
A free and confidential 30 minute assessment of health and wellbeing using body composition scales. Find out your body mass index (BMI), fat %, muscle mass, hydration level, bone mass, metabolic rate and age and levels of visceral fat.
The MOT includes advice and on-going support for anyone wanting to make a lifestyle change, or signposting to local services. A MOT re-test after 3 months can be arranged to track progress against goals.
NHS Health Check
Free and confidential 30 minute health check to assess risk of developing heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, kidney disease and stroke. The check includes a test of cholesterol and blood pressure. Restricted to those aged 40-74 years only without a diagnosis of heart disease, kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes or stroke. Only one check permitted every 5 years.
Anonymised overview of MOT results to give employers basic headline results of staff Wellbeing MOTS to inform and support workplaces wanting make simple, low cost changes to improve the wellbeing of their staff.
A 3 hour workshop for all staff wanting a greater understanding of wellbeing including updates on healthy eating advice, drinking and levels of physical activity.
Cook and Eat
One or more hands-on sessions for staff with practical teaching of healthy, affordable meal options and how to prepare and cook them in their workplace. We will work with whatever facilities you have even if it’s just a kettle and a toaster. Minimum time 1.5 hours per session.
Stop Smoking Support
This free service offers:
- One-to-one appointments with a trained wellbeing adviser.
- Motivational Interviewing techniques to empower you to quit smoking.
- Provide Carbon Monoxide readings using breathalysers
- Information on Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) such as gum, nasal sprays, patches etc) and providing these where appropriate.
- Our service is non-judgemental and all appointments will take place in a private and confidential space
Core stability and posture
A fun and interactive 60 minute workshop with a focus on the importance of core strength for good posture and health for sedentary workers. The session looks at reasons why we should move about regularly, common postural mistakes and bad habits, and how to correct them. Avoid high heels and tight clothes if you want to join in the practical exercises.
A three hour workshop exploring the menopause and its variety of symptoms and how to minimise them with sensible lifestyle habits. We use an external trainer for this course which costs a minimum of £150 + travel per workshop.
If you have a question, suggestion or idea or about a wellbeing topic and want some help making it happen, then get in touch with the team.
Workplace Wellbeing Coordinator - email or call 01903 737865