The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Health Promotion as "a behavioral social science that draws from the biological, environmental,
psychological, physical and medical sciences to promote health and prevent disease, disability and premature death through education-driven voluntary behavior change activities." What is required to successfully fulfill this definition varies across each community.
There are certainly best practice examples of what has worked for other areas that can serve as a platform for others; however, the combination of findings from both Engagement and Technology in YOUR community programs will then drive Policy within the workplace.
As a provider you role is simple. Engage the population. We will do the rest by looking at the data that is capture through this engagement process which then inform policies for our mutual client: The Employer.
Workplace Policies that you can drive for an employer include:
The role of your wellness committee
What engagement incentives are realistic and measureable
Environmental and community collaboratives
Flex time for employees to exercise during their workday
Tobacco free campuses
No soda vending machines
Incentives for annual screens
You can theorize what their workplace needs before you implement a program; or you can determine what is realistic for their employees after you have the data to back up your policy decisions.
So do you want to get paid to do what you already do? Engage people?
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