Benchmarks of a successful Wellness Program
Learn all about the international Benchmarks of a successful Wellness Program, its requirements and implementation in your organisation.
These International Benchmarks include:
- Capturing on Senior Level Support
As you build your program, it’s important to understand that senior level support is critical to the success of any worksite health initiative. Because of these realities, succeeding without senior level support is virtually impossible.
- Creating Cohesive Wellness Teams
Because the majority of organisations have become extremely specialized, most decisions are now made in teams. In light of this it is imperative to involve the key players throughout the company.
- Collecting Data to Drive Health Efforts
The third “C” of comprehensive programming is collecting data. While this may seem like a no-brainer, it is important to understand that this has been where the major disconnect occurs.
- Crafting an Operating Plan
In most business settings, the annual plan is the vehicle that articulates the strategic direction. Moreover, it is this document against which all progress is ultimately measured.
- Choosing Appropriate Interventions
Once the previous steps have been accomplished, it’s time to implement your programs.
- Creating a Supportive Environment
Supportive environments significantly increase the likelihood that positive changes in health behavior will take place. This is an important benchmark that has been all-to-often overlooked.
- Consistently Evaluating Outcomes
How is it possible delivering health promotion programs without evaluating?