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Winter wellbeing

Date: 19 Jan 2015

Cold homes have a significant impact on people's health. One of the best ways of keeping yourself well during winter is to stay warm.

 

Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacksstrokespneumonia anddepression.

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Casestudy

St. Austell Brewery won a gold award on their first year of taking part in the programme. Chrissie Knight, Occupational Health Manager for the brewery, commented, “Caring for and investing in the workforce has always been a priority at the Brewery and it is wonderful to gain recognition for the work that takes place at all levels to ensure that we remain an employer of choice for people in the South West, which is not only because of the opportunities that exist at many levels within the organisation, but also because of the support and benefits that exist for all employees”

MIND

Mind, a Mental Health Charity, released a report in May 2011 claiming that UK businesses could save £8 billion per year if they managed workplace stress properly. 

The survey also found that 41% of workers experience stress, making it more of a concern than personal finances, health and relationships. 

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