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Penwith Housing Association

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Penwith Housing Association (PHA) is a non profit making organisation, building, improving and managing affordable housing in Cornwall. We are a member of the Devon & Cornwall Housing Group. We are a social landlord and as such, manage over 8,000 rented homes across Cornwall. We support our communities by providing affordable housing, working closely with residents, councils and funding agencies to make a difference to homes, places and lives – our vision is Better Homes, Better Places, Better Lives.

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Recent Health & Wellbeing activities on offer:

Having achieved a Silver Healthy Workplace Award last year, we decided to up our game and go for gold in 2012!!

A range of activities were arranged throughout the year including:

  •  Weight Matters Group
  •  Walk to Work Week
  • Sun safe sessions
  • Free eye tests and flu jabs for staff
  • Stress Awareness week (Taster sessions for Flabulous whole vibration training, Zumba class,massage, Healthy lunch workshop)
  • PHA team entered in the Beach Olympics
  • Pedometer Challenge

The staff at PHA have worked very hard in the last year to improve on last year’s Silver Award and their efforts have been rewarded with this fantastic achievement.

- Andy Moore, Chief Executive
Stress & Absence - 2014

New research from OnePoll on behalf of life insurance provider Friends Life found that one UK employee in six (16%) called in sick because of stress in the past year (2013), at a cost to employers of more than £460 million in wasted wages per day.

Recession Depression

The recession has had a 'significant impact' on the mental well-being of the UK's workforce, according to new research  punlished by Mind.  One in 10 people visited their GP for mental health support last year as a result of recession-induced stress. 

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