Greg Justice, MA owner of AYC Health & Fitness, Kansas City’s Original Personal Training Center and founder of Corporate Boot Camp System has been actively involved in the fitness industry since the early ‘80s. His growing network of Trainers spans 9 countries, 45 states, and 6 Canadian Provinces, helping fill the gap in corporate wellness with on-site workplace exercise programs. Speaker, author, and coach, Greg can be reached at email@example.com.
Many companies have tried implementing a wellness program in the past and are unsuccessful because of the variety in wellness programs. Earlier, many wellness programs consisted merely of a health screening and monthly newsletters that employees didn't read.
One of the major thrusts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is an increased focus on prevention and wellness. The ACA certainly acknowledges the existence and benefits of employer-based wellness programs.
As of now, you must be thinking of an idea that you may actually need a wellness program that could save you money. There are some common objections to implementing a wellness program, so let us review and overcome them.
The overall expenditure of ill health, in terms of premium and lost productivity goes up to $2800 per employee each year. Depression is the most severe diseases in terms of costing employer's sick time and lost productivity.
There is not even a single wellness program which works perfectly well for each and every company out there. The perfect wellness program includes efficient, convenient, and flexible with low admin time for issue redressal.
Everyone is stressed out in some way or the other and feel frustrated, irritated, anxious and difficult to fall asleep. Some people worry while many consider it far more normal to be stressed out in today's hectic modern world.
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Employees must understand the wellness program, its necessity, how it will benefit them and how to better use it. Do not neglect yourself or other executives or management when thinking about motivation, rewards and incentives.