Topic 6: Employee Wellness (Dimensions of Employee Wellness (Emotional…
Topic 6: Employee Wellness
Employee Wellness Programmes
set of organised activities
that are designed to nurture employee health and happiness by developing healthier and more productive workforce and community through education and coaching programs.
Refers to striving and ensuring that employees are
happy and motivated at work.
Dimensions of Employee Wellness
Refers to a variety of
Refers to a
that fluctuates frequently with the other six dimensions of wellness.
feel and express
human emotions like happiness, sadness and anger.
creative, stimulating mental
People who possess a high level of intellectual wellness have
an active mind and continue to learn.
Refers to if employees can
maintain healthy relationships
with the people around them.
Refers to possessing
a set of guiding beliefs, principles, or values
help give direction to one’s life.
Refers to the
awareness of the unstable state of the surroundings
and the effects of employees’ daily habits during work.
Being involved in
activities to protect the environment.
Refers to making use of the individual’s gifts, skills and talent to their advantages.
integrating a commitment
to your occupation into a total lifestyle that is satisfying and rewarding.
Guidelines to an effective employee wellness program
Why employee wellness is needed?
Employees spend majority of their time at the workplace.
Important for the organisation to take care of the employees wellness and
have employees know that employer care for them in this aspect.
increase employees morale
overall job efficiency.
Types of employee wellness
How to implement an effective employee wellness programme?
Step 3: Create a communication plan
Lays out the
program’s framework and different methods to communicate
the information to employees.
Send the employees reminders, notices, tips and reports of programmes efficiently**
Step 4: Put an incentive plan in place
Step 2: Analyze the data and create a plan
Determine what elements will work for the existing culture
Fitness Class? Wellness Workshops?
Step 5: Monitor and assess the effectiveness of the programmes
Find out through surveys or simply talk to employees
Step 1: Determine the needs of employer and employee
Ask simple questions:
"What do employees need?"
"How do those needs fit with goals of the employer?'
Conduct a simple health risk assessment
Step 6: Optimize the wellness programmes
Always be open to feedback
Types of employee wellness programmes
Mental Wellness Programmes
To equip employees and employers with
skills and knowledge to take charge of their mental well-being
To create a overall
Smoking Cessation Programmes
about the detrimental health effects of smoking and
individuals to quit smoking.
Supports SMEs in the health and fitness initiatives for employees
Benefits of employee wellness programmes
Positive and Engaged Employees
Increase Productivity and Morale
Reduce Healthcare cost
Decreased in Turnover
Decreased in Absenteeism