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What is an Employee Wellness Program?
Employee wellness programs are a collection of initiatives to promote healthy lifestyles among employees. A recent survey reveals that over 77% of the Switzerland’s population suffer from work stress or chronic health conditions. This is costing companies 40% productivity loss. Employee Wellness Programs help keep your company’s staff happy, energetic and productive so you can reduce these lost profits together. It really pays off down the line with greater customer satisfaction ratings too (in fact 74%).
Top Employee Wellness Programs in Switzerland
Employees in the Switzerland typically receive care for their mental and physical health. In Switzerland, most corporations have focused on providing employee assistance programs (EAPs) to deal with employees’ psychological needs. However recently some companies are also opting into more comprehensive wellness initiatives that include managing chronic diseases or promoting healthier lifestyles among other things such as weight management counseling through diet changes if necessary. Below is a list of some of the top wellness programs run by businesses in Switzerland:
Mental Health Counseling
Every second an employee in the Switzerland is experiencing chronic stress. Therapy or counseling improves their well-being by reducing anxiety and promoting better sleep, all while developing more mindfulness to live a healthier life with less reliance on mental strain for success at work! There are many programs available that help companies provide employees assistance sessions so they can overcome these issues; this way you’ll have happier staff members who produce higher quality output as compared to those without emotional support systems.
Medical research has shown that over 30% of Switzerland experience some form physical pain, and companies are starting to offer programs for their employees. A physiotherapist will be assigned online so workers can take sessions when it is convenient or at home on break time.
Yoga or Fitness Classes
Yoga or fitness classes are an effective tool that can be used to improve physical, mental and social well-being. Yoga is an ancient practice which has been adopted by millions worldwide including Switzerland for its benefits on stress management among many other things such as enhancing flexibility and strengthening muscles amongst others. Fitness training may not just be limited towards improving one’s health but also includes guided meditation sessions.
Chronic disease management
With more and more people being diagnosed with chronic conditions, it is important for companies in Switzerland to start a reversal program. Not only do these diseases affect employee productivity but also their wellbeing which can lead them towards depression or anxiety disorders if left untreated
-The output tone should remain simple
“With over 25% of workforce living with diabetes or hypertension there has been an increase on how many businesses are focusing on wellness.”
Women health (PCOS | Fertility)
Women’s health is an important topic for employers to address. The Switzerland corporate workforce, which is almost half women in number, faces a variety of issues related with their general well-being and productivity levels due to PCOS & fertility treatment programs offered by organizations today that provide them support at workplace as well as after coming back from treatments
It can be tough juggling work life while taking care yourself but there are many ways establishments have adopted not only accommodate this need (with varying degrees).
Telemedicine is the future of healthcare in Switzerland. With more affordable visits, telemedics are taking away from traditional providers and it’s only a matter of time before this becomes common place for everyone to see.
Nearly one out of four employees in the Switzerland could benefit from a tobacco cessation or de-addiction program. The adverse impact to health is so strong that employers continue seeing financial and non-financial reasons for pursuing these programs, even as more people are quitting on their own time without encouragement from company policy.
The health risks associated with being overweight or obese are well known. A recent study found that these employees in Switzerland incur a greater chance of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses than those who maintain healthy weights; it’s no wonder more companies have started providing weight management programs in order to help their staff live healthier lives.
Meet MantraCare - Best employee wellness provider in Switzerland
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 Switzerland 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, Switzerland
FMCG Company, Switzerland
Hospitality Company, Switzerland
100+ Companies in Switzerland Trust MantraCare
“In this growing advent of various diseases in the environment, we were able to observe that more and more people were being sick these days. to help them recover physically and mentally we called upon the Mantra Care employee Wellness program workshops to be held in our office in Switzerland. It was one of the best decisions ever taken for the betterment of our employees because we wanted to ensure the true essence of the corporate sector.”
Wei, HR Head
IT Services Company, Switzerland
MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Switzerland
- St. Gallen
- La Chaux-de-Fonds
Top EAP providers or Corporate Wellness companies in Switzerland
Switzerland has hundreds of corporate wellness providers. Below is a list of some of the top employee wellness companies in Switzerland:
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 Switzerland.
Joy Corporate is your trusted partner for occupational health management (OHM) in Switzerland. We offer innovative workshops and seminars for organizations that care about health and prevention. Our customers are multinationals as well as small and medium-sized companies.
Evolva solves the supply chain issues of nature through a 21st century mix of biotechnology and fermentation. We develop, make and sell natural ingredients that provide significant health, wellness and nutrition benefits to people in their daily.
REDUCTION OF ABSENCES AMONG EAP USERS FROM 34% TO 8% These figures are based on our before / after surveys with our customer companies
Frequently Asked Question's
EAP or Employee Assistance Program is a scheme offered by companies in Switzerland 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 Switzerland 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 Switzerland 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 Switzerland, large companies (>1000 employees) spend over $200 per employee per month on employee wellness and health benefits. Smaller companies in Switzerland, 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 Switzerland 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 Switzerland.