This case study provides examples of Toowoomba Council’s practical approach to improving early intervention and return to work outcomes for its workers.
The NSW Ambulance Family Support Network has the key objective of equipping family members of NSW Ambulance staff with the knowledge and resources to look after their own and their families wellbeing.
Initiated by staff and supported by management, Country Home services has developed a flexible and engaging Wellness program.
This business enterprise centre supports other small sized, local workplaces to get healthy, so it makes sense to also model some healthy practices and activities of their own.
Healthy Body Healthy Mind is a program built around the needs of staff within Government Services Group, allowing employees to join in any number of health and wellbeing activities at one of their 22 worksites, including practical ’stress less’ workshops and pedometer challenges.
Think Safe Live Well, City of Marion’s health, safety and wellbeing program, not only considers zero harm but also considers the health of staff whilst at work and at home. This program aims to ensure that people leave work feeling better than when they arrived. Leadership has played a key role in ensuring that health and wellbeing has been embedded in the council’s culture and day to day practices.
SafeWork SA promote and encourage safe, fair and productive working lives in South Australia, so it’s understandable that they strive to create this environment within their own workplace. The formation of Wellbeing Group to support the creation of their health and wellbeing program was a positive starting point, generating a program from a collaboration of ideas and planning to now include healthy choice intranet resources, a calendar of regular health activities and other onsite facilities that encourage healthy choices.
SAAS are committed to a long term investment in the health and wellbeing of their staff, recognised through their ‘Our People’ strategic priority and through provision of a dedicated SAASFIT program to all staff.
How Redland City Council can show positive health and safety outcomes from proactively integrating work health and wellbeing into their safety management system
The WorkWell programme supports signed-up workplaces through a framework designed to meet what the staff want to achieve in the areas of organizational, environmental and individual change to improve wellbeing. Organisations can work towards bronze, silver and gold accreditation. Rotorua Lakes Council achieved gold in February 2018.