Health coaching, sometimes known as wellness coaching, is being increasingly commissioned by more organisations as it is an effective and supportive way of ensuring that your employees are working well, living well. As well as helping to facilitate a smooth return to work for employees after a long absence, health coaching can also be used proactively for all employees to ensure that they have developed optimal health and wellbeing that enables them to remain more resilient in coping with the daily challenges they face at work and at home.
By empowering people to see new possibilities and to make changes with a specific and clear direction or goal in mind, health coaching helps to create work environments that better support an individual’s health and wellbeing. Research has shown that workplaces are getting unhealthier with a 24% increase since 2009 in lost business days as a result of employee absence through stress, depression, anxiety and related illnesses.
Health coaching can be undertaken for specific individuals within an organisation, or as a service across the organisation, e.g. as a ½ – 1 day a month on-site support allowing both drop-in and booked sessions, followed up by email support to employees.
As a bespoke service, it can be designed exactly according to your organisation’s needs and budget.
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Health coaching, sometimes known as wellness coaching, is being increasingly commissioned by more organisations as it is an effective and supportive way of ensuring that your employees are working well, living well
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