Te Pou provides practical resources to assist health workers to maintain their wellbeing and respond effectively to people accessing health care. Resources include Māori and other cultural models of health, and a range of videos by health sector workers reflecting on how they maintain their wellbeing, contribute to a healthy workplace, and ask for support.
Results from the NZ Annual Health Survey 2021-22 including levels of psychological distress, drinking, smoking, vaping and healthy eating.
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.
Andrew Cavill has prioritised health and wellbeing of staff at his dairy farm, by investing in health activities, encouraging communication and offering flexibility to workers.He’s now reaping the rewards, having boosted morale and reducing absenteeism. Andrew is also a passionate advocate for the mental health of rural men and women.
Fletcher Construction has a strong focus on wellbeing as well as health and safety, of which their drug and alcohol programme is a significant part.
With the Christchurch rebuild bringing thousands of construction workers into the city, concerns rose about the high use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in the industry.
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.
Cadell Food Service joined the Achievement Program in 2018, and with support from the health promotion officer at Echuca Regional Health has implemented evidence-based change for all five program health areas – healthy eating, physical activity, mental health and wellbeing, smoking, and alcohol and other drugs.