Here's a range of resources you can use to create a health and wellbeing programme for your employees.
Employee wellbeing survey
An employee wellbeing survey is a perfect starting point for your health and wellbeing programme. It should:
- Help you understand your employees
- Help you capture the current health behaviours of your organisation
- Include around 10-15 questions
- Focus only on the health and wellbeing areas you're most interested in
Employee wellbeing survey template (401kb pdf)
Dashboard for your employees' health and wellbeing
An employee health and wellbeing dashboard is a great way to:
- Showcase employee health information
- Evaluate the success of your health programmes
- Demonstrate change to stakeholders
View an example health and wellbeing dashboard (474kb pdf)
Policy templates for you to use or adapt
We've developed the following templates to help you improve the health and wellbeing of your workforce:
Measure your employees' wellbeing
Your employees can measure their wellbeing by taking a quiz on the 'Five Ways to Wellbeing' website.
It takes about 2 minutes to complete and they can come back to see how they improve over time.
Persuading stakeholders to invest in health and wellbeing
Here's a number of resources which may help you persuade the key stakeholders at your organisation to invest in employee health and wellbeing.
Calendar of health campaigns
The health campaign calendar lists a number of national health initiatives that take place throughout the year. These include Dry January, Mental Health Awareness Week, No Smoking Day and more.
You may find it useful to promote or take part in some of these campaigns at your organisation. We've included links to the campaign websites on the calendar. Many of individual campaign websites include educational materials or ideas for how your organisation can get involved.
Poster to promote healthy workplace events
You can use the healthy workplace events poster to promote events at your organisation.
Services available to help you create a healthy workplace
The document below contains details of the services available to help you increase health and wellbeing at your organisation.
Working carers toolkit for employers
The working carers toolkit lists a number of policies and practices you could introduce to help support carers who work at your organisation.
1 in 9 people across the UK combine caring for a loved one with paid work. In Greater Manchester this equates to around 142,000 employees (ONS Census, 2011).