Why Workplace Wellness ?
Australia is in the midst of a mental health crisis, with 1 in 6 Australians workers currently experiencing a mental health issue. Each year, the Australian economy loses over $12 billion in lost productivity due to mental illness (Black Dog Institute).
There has never been a more crucial time to act by investing on mental health in the workplace. Research from PWC demonstrates that for every dollar invested into staff wellbeing there is a return of $2.30.
The Benefits of Workplace Wellness
Implementing a Mindful Body & Spirit Workplace Wellness Program can be beneficial for you, your organisation and the wider community. Here are just some of the benefits of investing in staff wellbeing:
- increased productivity
- decreased absenteeism and presenteeism
- reduced stress-leave
- reduced OH&S costs
- injury prevention
- improved employee engagement
- better job satisfaction
- stronger workplace relationships
- healthy workplace culture
- organic team-building opportunities