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Ambrosia (Premier Foods)

A brief summary of why we became a healthy workplace

We have been keen to promote a healthy workplace for a number of years and Cornwall Health Promotion Service has inspired us and provided a framework for moving forward

 

              

 

Recent health and well being activities

  • Training programme for managers to increase awareness of mental health symptoms

  • Alcohol awareness campaign

  • Smoking cessation campain

  • Sunscreen advice

  • Promotion of local fitness centres

  • Supporting local charities through active involvement (e.g. decorating a local outreach centre)

 

Plans/aims for the next year

Weight and fitness campaigns, focussing on diet, exercise, lifestyle, and generally choosing well.

We hope to establish health and wellbeing champions across the site to lead a variety of fitness activities.

Achieving the Silver Healthy Workplace Award in our first year has raised the profile of health and wellbeing across the business

- Director
Employee Feedback

 

“I think the range of added extras Coastline offers its employees, from corporate gym memberships, to flu jabs, to confidential counselling services, is fantastic. If I didn’t already work here, I’d want to!” – Cheryl Houghton, Communications Advisor

Casestudy

“Public Health England South West is delighted to showcase the workplace wellbeing case studies from Cornwall and Isle of Scilly as exemplars of good practice in support of the: ‘Mental health toolkit for employers’, ‘Musculoskeletal health in the workplace’, ‘Reducing the risk of suicide: a preventative toolkit for employers’ and ‘Crisis management in the event of a suicide: a postvention guide for employers’.  Cornwall and Isle of Scilly has a long track record of leading the way in supporting local employers develop approaches that create healthy workplaces which meet the quality mark standards required to receive the prestigious ‘health and wellbeing in the workplace’ award.”

Professor Kevin Elliston, Deputy Director Health & Wellbeing South West

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