Healthy Futures Community Health work includes:

  • Workplace Wellness

  • Healthy Schools Education

Our Wai Water Programme also provides solutions and advocacy to promote community health.  

 

Workplace Wellness Programmes

Healthy Living Seminars

The Workplace Wellness Programme is designed to assist organisations to become healthier, more wellness-aware workplaces, with happier, healthier employees. Healthy employees tend to be happier and more productive employees, and the implications of poor employee health are expensive - increased sick leave and reduced productivity. Investing in employee health is beneficial for your business.

 
 

Our Programmes:

  • are delivered by qualified health professionals.
  • provide practical advice and information that is reliable and based on the scientific evidence currently available. 
  • empower individuals and whanau to make achievable healthy lifestyle changes.
  • are customised to meet the specific needs of your organisation and it's employees.
 
 
 

We have provided Workplace Wellness Programmes for organisations in Wellington such as:

  • Kiwibank
  • Wellington City Council
  • Department of Internal Affairs

Please contact us if you would like to talk to us about visiting your workplace.

Health Assessments

Healthy Futures can visit your workplace to provide cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk assessments for your employees. These assessments are conducted by qualified diabetes nurse specialists. They include personalised advice that empowers the individual to take achievable steps to reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

Please contact us to discuss Healthy Futures Health Risk Assessments for your workplace.


Healthy Schools Education

 

Healthy Futures Healthy Futures supports Garden to Table in Wellington primary schools and provides education and tools such as the Healthy Futures Water Kit.

Check out our resources page which includes topics such as healthy fundraising and keeping kids healthy

 

Healthy Futures recommends that schools:

  • have physical education, physical activity and nutrition policies that ensure a healthy environment

  • ensure canteens provide healthy food and drinks

  • ensure that commercial school lunch providers do not provide 'free' juices or cookies with lunch orders

  • consider what is being sold in school fundraisers and choose non-food options

  • do not give food or sweets as a 'reward' at school

  • encourage parents to bring fruit or non food treats if they wish to celebrate birthdays at school

  • ensure that vending machines offer healthy options

  • offer only healthy beverages - water and plain milk

  • encourage increased physical activity

  • limit screen time

Please contact us if you are interested in having Healthy Futures visit your school.

 

"More people need to be aware of the seriousness of type 2 diabetes. I had no idea.”

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“Wow I learnt so much that I didn’t know before, like young people can get type 2 diabetes, and that you can stop it. Shocking statistics.”

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