Presentation on theme: "NEW CDC EVIDENCE-BASED TOOLS: TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF WORKSITE WELLNESS Teresa Lovely MS CHES Business Coordinator-Worksite Wellness Kentucky Department."— Presentation transcript:
NEW CDC EVIDENCE-BASED TOOLS: TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF WORKSITE WELLNESS Teresa Lovely MS CHES Business Coordinator-Worksite Wellness Kentucky Department for Public Health
OBJECTIVES 1) Learn about the new CDC evidence-based assessment and other new tools 2) Recognize the importance of assessment 3) Understand the significance of using evidence-based strategies in assessment and program planning
CDC WORKSITE HEALTH RESOURCES kyhealthnow3 All validated and evidence-based
Validated assessment tool based on evidence- based strategies THE CDC HEALTH SCORE CARD 125 item tool 16 modules Program infrastructure Chronic diseases
HEALTH SCORECARD MODULES Organizational Supports Tobacco Control Nutrition Lactation Support Physical Activity Weight Management Stress Management Depression High Blood Pressure High Cholesterol Diabetes Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke Occupational Health and Safety Emergency Response to Heart Attack and Stroke Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Community Resources
ASSESS EMPLOYEE PERCEPTIONS OF THE WORK ENVIRONMENT WORKING CONDITIONS ATTITUDES OF SUPERVISORS AND COWORKERS SUPPORT A HEALTHY WORKSITE CULTURE
“You can’t manage what you can’t measure ” Ron Goetzel IMPORTANCE OF ASSESSMENT How will you know where you are going if you don’t know where you are?
Determine current health and needs and interest of employees Determine organization strengths and weaknesses Determine if program is comprehensive Evaluation ASSESSMENT
What is Total Worker Health? Total Worker Health™ integrating occupational safety and health protection with health promotion to prevent worker injury and illness and to advance health and well-being Science supports the effectiveness of combining these efforts of health protection and health promotion programs. TOTAL WORKER HEALTH NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH) NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH)
What Is Work@Health™? Employer-based training program Ultimate aim of the program is to improve the organizational health of participating employers Emphasis on reducing chronic disease and injury risk to employees and productivity.
kyhealthnow 11 KYHEALTHNO W http://kentucky.stateofwellness.org o State-wide Assessment o State-wide Advisory Board o Pilot KDPH/Barren River o Creation of a Action Plan o Development of resources o Local recognition program
Contact information: Teresa Lovely MS CHES Kentucky Department for Public Health Teresa.firstname.lastname@example.org 270 -202-1585 http://kentucky.stateofwellness.org/