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What is an Employee Wellness Program?
Are you looking for ways to improve employee wellness. A recent survey reveals that over 70% of employees in the Kenya suffer from work stress or a chronic health condition. This costs 35% productivity loss due their lackadaisical habits towards wellbeing at your company. Luckily, there’s an easy solution-create programs which promote healthy lifestyles among staff members and help them stay productive by maintaining good physical fitness levels as well as psychological stability so they can perform better while on-the job. All this will do is keep money flowing into building up business reputation too because it shows how committed we really are about our people working hard.
Top Employee Wellness Programs in Kenya
The Kenya is a land of opportunity for those looking to find their perfect career. In order to work in this country, you must first obtain permission from your employer and pass an interview process which includes filling out forms about yourself as well as taking tests that determine if what they are asking can give them peace-of mind knowing everyone has access equal opportunities regardless race or gender. One important thing before starting any new job abroad would be making sure both mental health (employee assistance programs) AND physical wellness needs like chronic disease management nutrition counseling smoking cessation etc., have been met by signing up with benefits packages offered through local providers. Below is a list of some of the top wellness programs run by businesses in Kenya:
Mental Health Counseling
Stress is a big problem in the Kenya. It impacts every second an employee experiences chronic stress, which reduces their well-being and leads them towards mental illness as it causes sleep problems or anxiety attacks among other things.
The physical side-effects of office sitting can be really rough on your back. A recent survey found that over 30% of employees experience some form or pain in their spine, neck and/or joints due to hours spent at a desk job! To make matters even worse for these workers – companies often offer Physio programs where they assign an online personal physiotherapist so you don’t need expensive private treatment.
Yoga or Fitness Classes
Many businesses in Kenya desire to promote fitness or yoga at work. As a result, fitness sessions are a flexible tool that may be utilized to increase both physical, mental, and social well-being. Fitness classes don’t always have to be about exercise. Guided meditation lessons can help with one’s health and anxiety levels by reducing stress.
Chronic disease management
Companies are finding that chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension affect a lot more than just their medical expenses. More importantly, they have an impact on employee productivity which means companies need to take action now before it’s too late!
Many organizations offer wellness programs for employees who want help managing these diseases.
Women health (PCOS | Fertility)
Women’s health is an important topic for employers to focus on. Employers offer several programs, such as PCOS and fertility treatment in order to provide care that helps their female employees have successful careers while also balancing family responsibilities.
Women today face many challenges juggling between work life balance with children or elderly parents at home – but this doesn’t mean they should be put off from achieving success professionally by focusing solely on daycare needs.
In past decades telemedicine was only available at larger companies as its benefits grew but now small businesses/ startup organizations offer these types treatments too. so there will always be someone nearby when you need them most. Kenya is adapting to this way of healthcare rapidly.
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in Kenya, killing nearly one out four Kenya employees. It’s also estimated that over 400 million people worldwide will die from smoking-related illnesses this century unless An action is taken out. Smoking cessation programs can help to a great extent.
Employees are always looking for ways to be healthier and happier at work. One way that has become popular is through weight management programs in Kenya, which help them reach their ideal body mass index (BMI). The goal of these fitness initiatives isn’t just about being thin; it’s also focused on reducing health risks associated with obesity such as Type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease.
Meet MantraCare - Best employee wellness provider in Kenya
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:
Therapy improves employee well-being by reducing stress and anxiety, developing more mindfulness, and promoting better sleep
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
Weight management programs specifically focus on helping employees achieve a healthy weight with a healthy body.
Yoga & Fitness classes are a versatile tool that can address physical, mental, and social well-being. Encourage Yoga during the workday.
Given their significant impact on employee productivity and wellbeing, several companies have started hypertension programs.
Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder that can be cured via positive changes in diet and exercise routine. It affect over 25% of all workforce.
Considering women make up nearly half of corporate workforce, it’s important for employers to focus on women’s health issues.
Fitness classes do not necessarily need to be limited to physical fitness. Guided meditation sessions are great ways to improve well-being.
With tracking tools, social media features, educational resources, and gamification elements incentivizing users to stay active.
Keep your employees healthy and productive & reduce healthcare costs and absenteeism with our employees fitness programs.
MantraCare Employee Wellness Program Benefits
Most of our clients in Kenya 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.
IT Company, Kenya
FMCG Company, Kenya
Hospitality Company, Kenya
100+ Companies in Kenya Trust MantraCare
“The MantraCare organisation has implemented a corporate wellness program across our staff that includes tele-consultation with doctors, health assessment, and a second medical opinion by an expert and so on. They also provide personalized medical support to our employees. MantraCare has been helpful to our employees in creating customized diet, physical activity, sleep and posture etc.Along with the employees I want to thank MantraCare for providing great support to us.”
William, People benefits officer
IT Services Company, Kenya
MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Kenya
- Athi River (Mavoko)
Top EAP providers or Corporate Wellness companies in Kenya
Kenya has hundreds of corporate wellness providers. Below is a list of some of the top employee wellness companies in Kenya:
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 Kenya.
Wellness Solutions Kenya – AFRIKTA
Wellness Solutions Kenya is a leading provider of health and wellness solutions to individuals and corporate organizations. We are passionate about creating a healthy society, and knowing that a majority of our time is spent in the workplace, we are committed to helping individuals develop a fitness lifestyle making them happier and more productive.
LVCT Health runs a vibrant, innovative workplace wellness program WEMA Kazini. This Programme encompasses a one-stop wellness package that enhances health and wellbeing of the workforce.
Innova Health Management
Innova Health Management is a leading corporate employee wellness firm that specializes in providing innovative and customizable solutions to organizations in the areas of employee wellness programs.
Frequently Asked Question's
EAP or Employee Assistance Program is a scheme offered by companies in Kenya 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 Kenya 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 Kenya have a dedicated member in the HR team who looks after employee assessment and support. Following steps are following in designing a wellness program:
- Step 1: Conduct Assessments.
- Step 2: Get Management Support.
- Step 3: Build a Wellness Committee.
- Step 4: Promote Goals and Objectives.
- Step 5: Establish a Budget.
- Step 6: Select Wellness Program Incentives or Rewards. …
- Step 8: Communicate the Wellness Plan.
Based on a poll with different companies in Kenya, large companies (>1000 employees) spend over $200 per employee per month on employee wellness and health benefits. Smaller companies in Kenya, 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 Kenya 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 Kenya.