Health Promotion has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as:
“the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and thereby improve their health”.
Businesses now understand that, if having a good job is great for people’s health and wellbeing, it therefore makes sense that having a healthy workforce would be extremely advantageous to them also. Those who take it seriously ensure that they have health and wellbeing initiatives built into their health and wellbeing strategies instead of just providing ad hoc workshops or events by creating a positive, safe and healthy environment for employees, it can increase morale, improve employees’ work-life balance and, in turn, positively impact your business.
By promoting and encouraging a healthy workforce, businesses can experience many significant benefits as this can improve:
In addition, there can be substantial cost savings by promoting health in the workplace and by minimising sickness absence can in-turn also reduce:
Looking after you employees will increase your public image as customers and potential customers now expect more from companies as they not only expect you to be socially responsible, they also expect you to demonstrate high standards of health, safety and wellbeing towards staff.
Advances in technology has made us increasingly aware that our population is ageing and with this chronic and lifestyle diseases have become more prevalent as people continue to work into old age.
MOT 4 MEN programme can be practiced in any setting to empower people to improve their health. We travel to where men are gathering at: the Workplace; Communities Festivals + Events, Golf and Sporting events; Car or Agricultural shows.
Our MOT 4 MEN programme has been operating in Scotland for the past 4 years now and we have recorded over 4,000 participants and have received many accolades from individual males and businesses alike for the effectiveness of this unique male orientated health and wellbeing programme.
At a time when most traditional male health and wellbeing promotion activities find it difficult to engage with men, MOT 4 MEN has a fantastic record of enabling businesses to engage with their male staff in male health promotion activities that make a genuine impact on male help seeking behaviours and lifestyles
We also offer a unique programme in DRUMBEAT and recent research clearly shows the DRUMBEAT programme makes a substantial difference to the emotional health and wellbeing of high-risk youth and impacts equally positively with adults. DRUMBEAT incorporates recent development in neurological research which notes the beneficial impact of rhythmic interventions on the primal brain systems associated with anxiety and emotional control.
It has been deemed very effective in working with Veterans, DRUMBEAT uses African Djembe drums to engage people in an interactive and fun activity that develops resilience in people and is a very effective tool to promote and develop team building.
Contact us for more information and we will offer you a bespoke service for your male members of staff.
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