Monday, January 28, 2008

Make Teams a Part of Your Wellness Program

Asking your employees to part of a results-oriented wellness program is a critical part of the work site wellness process. Creating a formally appointed wellness team with strong leadership and definite roles and responsibilities will also help with success. Creating a formal agenda will again help drive the program. Having the team figure out a mission, simple platform, and motivating opportunities to compete will drive the program.
A simple platform for offering incentives or rewards to participating employees
An example of a really organized wellness program is Waukesha County in Southeast Wisconsin. They are preparing for their seventh year of wellness. Their effective, organized collaborative community partnerships, have made Waukesha County Nationally recognized. Their team of supporters from many areas in the community have focused on achieving positive, measurable outcomes in improving health through systemic change Check it out. Simple, organized and effective.

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