Employee Health and Wellness Programmes

We all experience the ups and downs that life brings. It is impossible to avoid the many stressors, conflicts, and challenges that occur in modern life. Often we resolve these situations on our own or with the help of family and friends. Sometimes however, it helps to talk to an experienced counselor.  Employees can access services for a wide range of concerns.  Our solutions can help employees and their family members with:

  • Stress, Anxiety, & Depression
  • Marital & Divorce
  • Family & Parenting Problems
  • Alcohol & other Drug Dependencies
  • Budget & Debt Problems
  • Bereavement & other Losses
  • Change in the Workplace
  • Child and Elder Care
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Layoff Solutions
  • Eating disorders, family violence, and traumatic incidents.

Our  employee health and wellness programmes address the full continuum of emotional and physical issues of an employee to improve corporate wellness. This holistic approach ensures each employee has the tools and resources necessary to achieve their personal health and wellness goals, and is an integral part of our services.

Everest Leadership comprehensive solution to improving corporate health and productivity, empowering employees to make healthy lifestyle changes while helping them overcome barriers to success such as emotional and mental health issues. With “build to suit” programmes that are customised to meet the needs of each organisation and each employee.

 Health Risk Assessment

Our Health Risk Assessment focuses on an employee’s personal/family health history and lifestyle, and is designed to identify an at-risk employee. Confidential reports are available to an individual employee, and aggregate reports are generated for the organisation.

Benefits to both employer and employee through:

A personal health report for each employee with risk factors, action steps and overall wellness score

Aggregate reporting showing most prevalent risk factors, associated costs and opportunities to improve.

Reports available by business unit or geographic location

Annual reports and analyses to assess the programme’s financial impact over time

Tobacco Cessation

At Everest our experts are uniquely suited to support an individual in their goal of quitting smoking. We understand that an employee’s addiction to tobacco is intertwined with other lifestyle issues, and our professionals help keep an employee tobacco-free through a plan that addresses their social, nutritional and exercise needs.

Our Tobacco Cessation programme includes:

  • Customised assistance plan based on the participant’s initial level of “readiness to quit”
  • Strategies to help an employee deal with common fears about quitting tobacco use
  • Coordination with other resources when appropriate (EAP, financial, legal, work-life)
  • Stress management skills instruction
  • Tips for preventing weight gain
  • One-on-one telephone counseling sessions
  • Ongoing relapse prevention support

Weight Management

Our Weight Management programme incorporates healthy diet, exercise and lifestyle changes. Each employee is provided with a personalized plan to help meet their individual goals and reduce the potential for more serious health issues such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or high cholesterol.

Our certified wellness coaches are experts in nutrition, exercise and behavior change. Our weight management coaching is collaborative and supportive, with dedicated experts guiding the employee to make better decisions.

Our Weight Management programme includes:

  • Unlimited inbound calls to health coaches
  • Meal-planning options for overall health or to address the needs of individuals with specific conditions
  • Individualized exercise plans based on the employee’s current activity level, including strength training and cardiovascular components
  • Online and/or telephonic coaching to guide an employee in achieving their weight management goals

Lifestyle Coaching

Reducing an individual’s risk factors and improving overall health is the goal of Everest Lifestyle Coaching. Our specially trained wellness coaches are exclusively dedicated to nutrition, exercise and behavior change. We work one on one with each employee to design achievable goals to reduce specific risks and address some of the top health issues affecting individuals and organisations, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stress.

Our Lifestyle Coaching program includes:

  • Behavioral change specialists that work one on one with employees to motivate, educate and modify behavior
  • Specially trained wellness coaches and clinicians
  • Flexible five-session coaching model with the same coach every session
  • Unlimited inbound calls
  • Reporting that helps organizations understand issues and see results

Ongoing Education and Communications

Everest creates employee communications that are designed to increase programme awareness and utilization, and to encourage employees’ efforts toward healthy behavior change. We provide employee orientation along with ongoing educational seminars.

Our wellness workshops are developed and presented by our staff of training experts who are specialists in adult education and wellness topics. Examples of topics include:

  • Portion Distortion—a look at how portion sizes have changed over the years, examining the difference between a “serving” and a “portion,” and practical tips for cutting back on food intake
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget—an overview of what foods provide the most nutrition for the least cost, as well as strategies for incorporating these foods into a busy lifestyle
  • Sleep Well, Live Well—a discussion of how important sleep is to health, identifying barriers to a good night’s sleep and the impact these may have on overall physical health, nutrition choices and work productivity
  • Diet and Exercise—separating fact from myth concerning the most effective exercise and diet plans, the importance of lifestyle changes in a fitness plan, the value of positive attitude, goal setting and prioritizing behaviors

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