2015 Employee Health & Wellness Survey

ou have made an impact!  Here's what happened as a result of the 2015 survey!

Healthy Food Options on Campus are Important:

–       Developed Healthy Eating Options on campus flyer http://www.uleth.ca/hr/wellness/healthy-eating-options-campus . This is provided to new employees during orientation and provided as a resource during the Health Check for U program.

-        Organized a presentation by Dr. Kim Raines from the U of A “Transforming Food Environments: Are You Ready for the Challenge?” in November 2017.

Education and Awareness sessions on Employee Family Assistance program services:

-        Communications campaign held Summer 2016 on Plan Smart Services

-        Highlighted on ‘Did You Know’ section of Wellness Newsletter

-        Provide information on regular basis when providing Mindful Employer Mental Health Workshops

Coping and Resiliency workshops for staff:

-        Worked with Mindful Employer Canada to bring mental health workshops to departments/teams – ongoing

-        Providing department meetings on resources available to employees including coping/resiliency strategies – ongoing

-        Have booked a Wellness Lunch & Learn for February 2018 "Resilience in Work and in Life: Exploring the role of self-compassion" with Sienna Caspar

Calgary/Edmonton involvement in Wellness programs:

-        Wellness Committee member from Calgary campus

-        ‘Calgary Corner’ article in Wellness Newsletter

-        Calgary specific wellness events; Health Check for U, ergonomic assessments, Bee Amazing Race

-        Video conferencing options available for Calgary Campus to attend our Wellness Lunch & Learns

Incorporate Ways to be Physically Active on Campus:

-        Developed Campus Walking Map http://www.uleth.ca/hr/wellness/campus-walking-maps

-        Worked with Sports and Recreation Services to offer ‘Lunch Walk/Run Club’.  Employees can purchase a $5.00/month pass to walk on the Indoor Track from 11 – 2 daily.

Utilize the expertise of campus community:

-        Campus faculty and staff who have ‘expertise’ in different aspects of wellness have been speakers for Lunch and Learns and/or featured as  ‘Wellness Champions’.

Thank you to all who took the time to fill out the 2015 Employee Health & Wellness Survey. The goal was to capture trends, identify health and wellness programming and improve where possible. 574 employees (or 49.4%) responded and we have captured the results.


Below is a summary of the 2015 survey results. Employee survey results brochure.pdf.


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