Workplace Health Program

Workplace Health Program

We spend almost one third of our daily hours at work, there for creating a healthy workplace is vital to ensuring good health and wellbeing for your staff. The team at Primary Care can assist you in improving the health and wellbeing of your staff. See below link to view a brochure of the programs and services that we can bring to your workplace (fee for service applies). If you would like more detailed information on the programs and services or on setting up a workplace health program or challenge, contact Rachel on 5033 9337 or email: rjolly@shdh.org.au  

Online supports and resources are also available:

 Credible online information

There is plenty of health information out there, how do you know what is credible? Our checklist may help you decide what to read, or go to site links page under health professionals and check out many good sites for health information. Try these great sites.... http://livelighter.com.au/and www.daa.asn.au to get you motivated!

Workplace Achievement Program

The Workplace Achievement Program, a Healthy Together Victoria initiative, supports the development of healthy workplaces and workforces. The Workplace Achievement Program is a framework designed to guide workplaces through the process of creating a healthy workplace and improving the health and wellbeing of their staff. We can guide you through the process and give advice around improving health and wellbeing in your workplace. Visit the website here or contact health Promotion for information about the program.

Physical Activity Options

Local options: Click here to check out our list of what you can get into in our local area 
Walking/pedometer Challenge:  10 000 Steps Website: www.10000steps.org.au  
                                                Step Log sheet click here
         

Nutrition

Information and tools: Click here for a great range of food and nutrition information, including tools for setting goals to achieve a healthy weight, recipes, success stories, exercise tips and much more......
Food & Activity Diary: would recording your intake and activity for a week or a few days help you to set some goals or help you monitor your progress? click here to find our weekly record sheet.

Are you a Desk Dweller?

Employees who have roles that require lots of sitting at a desk are at risk! Check out our Tips for Desk Sitters, and Desk Stretches poster. We also have a poster to put up near your printer or photocopier to remind you to stretch while you wait for your item, Printer Stretches poster. 
        Desk Sitter tip booklet
        Desk Stretches poster
        Printer Stretches poster

The Comcare sedentary work practices toolkit also has some useful resources. Click here to view their resources. 

Eat Move Smile Workplace News- a monthly newsletter for all local employers and employees. Click here to view the latest edition. If you would like to be added to the email group, contact Health Promotion.

Workplace Health Package-What can Swan Hill District Health offer your workplace and employees? call us for more detailed information on programs and services that we can bring to your own workplace, fee for service applies. See brochure below.

Workplace Health checks

Swan Hill District Health is experienced in providing onsite health risk checks to employees. Each health check includes cholesterol, blood pressure and waist measurement and diabetes risk check. They are confidential and information and advice is provided back to the employee at the time of the check. For further information on this service, contact Health Promotion.

 

See Also:

Workplace Health Brochure

Contact:

Health Promotion

Addres:    60 McCrae St, Swan Hill

Phone:     03 5033 9337

Email:      hpreception@shdh.org.au  

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