Wellness planning resources
As a member, you have access to a suite of more than 30 resources to support the implementation of a successful workplace wellness program. If you are already doing things in the workplace to promote healthy choices, use the 5-Steps as a guide to develop the structure for your program.
Resources for 5-Steps to workplace wellness
Step 1. Management commitment
- Make a case for your program (PDF, 517KB)
- Workplace wellness statement and policy templates (PDF, 509KB)
- Workplace wellness statement and policy templates – editable (DOC, 1MB)
- Work health scanning tool – editable (DOC, 1MB)
- Work health business case template (DOC, 1MB)
- Work health checklist (DOC, 1MB)
Step 2. Wellness planning
- Set up a committee and get people involved (PDF, 529KB)
- Selecting an external wellness provider (PDF, 520KB)
Step 3. Needs assessment
- Employee needs assessment – Healthy People (PDF, 539KB)
- Workplace needs assessment – Healthy Places (PDF, 531KB)
- Protecting employee privacy and confidentiality (PDF, 527KB)
- Healthy People discussion questions for small groups (PDF, 527KB)
- Healthy People Snapshot (online tool)
- Healthy People Survey (online tool)
- Healthy Places Survey (online tool)
- Healthy Places Survey – print version (PDF, 710KB)
- Worker interest survey template (DOC, 1MB)
Step 4. Action plan
- Make an action plan (PDF, 537KB)
- Action plan example (PDF, 565KB)
- Action plan template (PDF, 597KB)
- Action plan template – editable (Word, 65KB)
- Healthy People strategies (PDF, 528KB)
- Healthy Places strategies (PDF, 529KB)
- Ideas for activities (PDF, 539KB)
- Develop a communication plan (PDF, 523KB)
Step 5. Evaluation
- Evaluate your workplace wellness program (PDF, 101KB)
- Evaluation plan example (PDF, 589KB)
- Evaluation plan template – editable (DOC, 1MB)
Health profile of a Queenslander
Step 1. Management commitment—the first step is to build a business case for a workplace wellness program and gain management support. Consider the Health profile of a Queenslander and include the statistics in a presentation.
Step 3. Needs Assessment—this step will help you identify what you need, so you can plan what goes into your wellness program.
Healthy People Snapshot is a survey to get employees to start to think about their own health, and things they might want to improve or change. The survey takes about 5 minutes and employees receive a summary of their results.
Healthy People Survey is a lifestyle risk assessment for employees. This survey takes about 20 minutes to complete and also provides employees with a summary. When 5 or more employees complete the survey, the workplace can receive a summary report of the surveys’ findings to guide wellness planning.
Healthy Places Survey is a survey to assess your workplace. It takes about 15 minutes to complete and provides a summary of the results.
Wellness planning calendar
Step 4. Action plan—this step helps you design your wellness program action plan.
Health topics—ideas for action
- Alcohol and other drugs
- Healthy eating
- Physical activity
- Quit smoking
- Social and emotional wellness
- Sun safety
Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service
This free confidential phone-based coaching service is for individuals who would like to eat healthy, be physically active and achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Launched in Queensland in 2013, Get Healthy is available to all Queensland adults.
10,000 Steps challenge
The 10,000 Steps project is a free and fun program to promote physical activity. Workplace challenges, using pedometers to monitor the amount of steps taken each day, encourage your employees to move more and become healthier.