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What is an Employee Wellness Program?

Employee wellness programs are a great way to promote healthy lifestyles among employees. A recent survey reveals that over 78% of Ghana companies suffer from work stress or have chronic health conditions, cutting 35% off their productivity levels in return for nothing more than some positive changes at home and less time away on sick leave. And all this can be done without having to pay out anything extra. It just comes free with any company offering these types of benefit plans (that sounds like total win).
People often forget how much good they’re doing themselves by taking care not only physical but also mental wellbeing. Think about your own situation: maybe being too busy means one forgets entirely what he had planned. The same goes with employees. That is why wellbein programs are beneficial for organizations.

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Top Employee Wellness Programs in Ghana

The latest trends in Ghana employee wellness programs focus on both mental and physical health. Mental Wellness or Employee Assistance Programs have been the primary area for most companies, but lately corporates are also signing up for Physical Health Coaching which includes activities such as chronic disease management nutrition counseling smoking cessation etc. A Recent Survey Shows That Over One In Five Companies Have A Program To Promote Workplace Safety And Healthy Living Environments. Below is a list of some of the top wellness programs run by businesses in Ghana:

Mental Health Counseling

Every second an employee in the Ghana is experiencing chronic stress. Therapy or counseling improves their well-being by reducing it, developing more mindfulness and promoting better sleep for them as a result of these sessions being beneficial on so many levels including improving mental health too! There are multiple EAP programs that help companies run these types of employees assistance programs which provide opportunities to offer support when needed.

Physical Therapy

With physical pain affecting over 30% of the population in Ghana, companies have taken it upon themselves and offer a wide variety of programs where their employees can take physio sessions during office breaks or at home.

Yoga or Fitness Classes

Many organizations in Ghana desire to promote fitness or yoga at work. As a result, fitness sessions are a versatile instrument that may be utilized to improve physical, mental, and social well-being in a variety of ways. Fitness workouts aren’t always about exercise. Guided meditation lessons can help you maintain good health and reduce stress.

Chronic disease management

Chronic diseases are difficult to live with and can cause a lot of pain. Fortunately, there is hope for those who suffer from chronic conditions such as diabetes or hypertension! With some positive changes in diet and exercise routine these lifestyle disorders will be gone before long. Some companies offer wellness programs that help employees deal more effectively with their health problems while also reducing absenteeism dueitudes by maintaining good general.

Women health (PCOS | Fertility)

The Ghana women’s corporate workforce health is an important topic for employers. Companies today offer several programs to treat PCOS or fertility, with a focus on female empowerment in order make them feel more comfortable discussing these issues within their company settings.

Telemedicine

Telemedicine offers an affordable and accessible way for small businesses to provide primary health care needs. With the promise of controlling costs, telemedicine has seen rapid growth in recent years as more people have become aware of its benefits at a reasonable price point with each visit going online rather than having costly travel delays or waiting lists like before when it was only used by larger employers due their requirement.

Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco use is the number one cause for disability worldwide. Approximately 1 in 4 workers in Ghana has or may be affected by tobacco cessation, which leads employers to pursue these programs as well.

Weight Management

Weight management programs are increasingly popular in Ghana, with the goal to help employees achieve a healthy weight. These types of courses will focus heavily on nutrition and exercise in order for them succeed at reducing your risks of developing serious health conditions like diabetes or high cholesterol.

Meet MantraCare - Best employee wellness provider in Ghana

MantraCare is comprehensive and affordable, and fits the bill for both large and small businesses.  With our 10+ employee wellness programs, MantraCare is the only corporate wellness benefit program you will ever need:

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Online Therapy

Therapy  improves employee well-being by reducing stress and anxiety, developing more mindfulness, and promoting better sleep

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Physical therapy

Physical therapy programs  alleviate common pains such as back pain or neck, with help of online physical therapist.We provide different corporate exercise programs for your employees

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Weight Loss

Weight Control

Weight management programs specifically focus on helping employees achieve a healthy weight with a healthy body.

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Yoga

Yoga & Fitness classes are a versatile tool that can address physical, mental, and social well-being. Encourage Yoga during the workday.

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Hypertension

Hypertension

Given their significant impact on employee productivity and wellbeing, several companies have started hypertension programs.

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Diabetes

Diabetes Reversal

Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder that can be cured via positive changes in diet and exercise routine. It affect over 25% of all workforce.

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pcos

PCOS

Considering women make up nearly half of corporate workforce, it’s important for employers to focus on women’s health issues.

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Meditation

Meditation

Fitness classes do not necessarily need to be limited to physical fitness.  Guided meditation sessions are great ways to improve well-being.

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Stepathon

Join The Movement For Movement Get Healthier, Happier & More Productive

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MantraCare Employee Wellness Program Benefits

Most of our clients in Ghana achieved a positive ROI on their employee health investment. We helped them make healthier and happier workplaces, leading to improved employee productivity, improved employee morale, lower absenteeism & higher retention. 

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Felt more equipped to manage stress
IT Company, Ghana
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FMCG Company, Ghana
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Saved due to turnover reduction
Hospitality Company, Ghana

100+ Companies in Ghana Trust MantraCare

Employee Deepak Sethi

Strengthening the quality of work and quality of life is related to each other. The healthcare and wellness programs were held during our lunch break, which was very convenient. One might wonder how this topic could benefit the company, but we quickly learned how important it is to maintain good health for the wellbeing of ourselves and improving the quality of work. MantraCare has helped our corporation by delivering healthcare services. Our whole team is thankful to Mantra Care for the amazing experience.

Lucas, Chief HRO

IT Services Company, Ghana

MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Ghana

  • Accra
  • Kumasi
  • Tamale
  • Sekondi-Takoradi
  • Ashaiman
  • Sunyani
  • Cape Coast
  • Obuasi
  • Teshie
  • Tema
  • Madina
  • Koforidua
  • Wa
  • Techiman
  • Ho
  • Nungua
  • Lashibi
  • Dome
  • Tema New Town
  • Gbawe

Top EAP providers or Corporate Wellness companies in Ghana

Ghana has hundreds of corporate wellness providers. Below is a list of some of the top employee wellness companies in Ghana:

MantraCare

Offers a comprehensive and affordable program with mental health, smoking cessation, diabetes reversal, physio therapy & more. Their plans start at $20 per employee for companies in Ghana.

Sodexo

A global player which offers Multi-Benefit Pass for Employee Benefits like Meal, Fuel, Health & Wellness, Telecom, L&D etc. on one Card & App

Pulse Fitness Ghana Ltd

Pulse Fitness is a world class health and fitness company located in Accra with 5 branches. We provide innovative wellness programs and strategies for all our clients who are predominantly corporate business men and women. Our unique approach to health is to emphasize prevention and good health promotion, as opposed to reacting to health care crisis when it has already occurred and too late deal with.We are a company that shows massive interest in peoples health and overall well-being. Our clients health and fitness is always at heart.

Chiropractic and Wellness Centres (CWC)

Chiropractic and Wellness Centres (CWC), is oriented towards the health needs of employers, employees and their dependants. It is the first of its kind in Ghana.

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Frequently Asked Question's

EAP or Employee Assistance Program is a scheme offered by companies in Ghana to help workers with personal problems, such as personal or work-related issues. EAP programs typically offer employees free access to assessments and counseling.

EAPs in Ghana are focused primarily on mental health and stress issues, which are solved using counseling. Employee wellness programs, however, take a broader approach and address mental health, physical health as well as lifestyle issues. 

Several companies in Ghana have a dedicated member in the HR team who looks after employee assessment and support. Following steps are following in designing a wellness program:

  1. Step 1: Conduct Assessments.
  2. Step 2: Get Management Support. 
  3. Step 3: Build a Wellness Committee.
  4. Step 4: Promote Goals and Objectives.
  5. Step 5: Establish a Budget. 
  6. Step 6: Select Wellness Program Incentives or Rewards. …
  7. Step 8: Communicate the Wellness Plan.

Based on a poll with different companies in Ghana, large companies (>1000 employees) spend over $200 per employee per month on employee wellness and health benefits. Smaller companies in Ghana, on the other hand, spend around $60 per employee per month. 

The wellbeing of your employees ultimately affects your workplace and business performance. Following are some of the costs that a typical large company in Ghana may incur due to wellness and health issues (based on Mercer data):

High Turnover: Employee attrition costs 90%–200% of a departing employee’s salary

High Absenteeism: 78% of employees miss work due to mental health concerns

Lost Productivity: Productivity losses linked to absenteeism & turnover cost ~$2,000 per employee.

Comparing this $2,000 loss with the $200 wellness spend per employee, the ROI seems to be great for employers in Ghana. 

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