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Cornwall Development Company
A brief summary of why we became a healthy workplace
The CDC Board of Directors and Executive Team recognise the importance of wellbeing for staff morale, engagement and productivity and therefore the duty we have to our staff as a responsible employer. The continuing pace of change within the public sector means that staff need the tools and resources to be able to work effectively in this environment and a focus on welling at work has a positive effect not only for them as employees but also in their personal lives as well.
Recent health and well being activities
Recent activities for CDC's Wellbeing at Work Group include organising stress management training for line managers, facilitating activities such as lunchtime yoga, personal training sessions and organising free spinal checks. We also issue a regular wellbeing at work newsletter that includes information and advice of a variety of themes and offers training opportunities to staff.
Plans/aims for the next year
We intend to roll out our biennial health assessments, last delivered in 2012/3, and hope to put a team together to participate in the Beach Games. We are encouraging staff to organise their own activities, including a companywide social event in the summer that will bring together staff from across our three sites.