Employee Wellness Program
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The Employee Wellness Program is a free service open to all Deaconess employees and their spouses. The program includes health screenings and wellness counseling. Additionally, look for seasonal wellness activities described in The Bulletin and Deaconess Today. For more information on any of our programs, visit the Wellness Center or contact us at 812-450-1FIT (1348).
Check out our DWeb page for more information regarding care plans and screenings.
It’s that time of the year, weather is getting nice and we are getting more active!
Remember you are eligible to utilize outside group exercise classes and personal training sessions to earn reward dollars! To help validate the outside classes, we are requesting additional documentation be submitted to Employee Wellness.
Your name and date of birth
It must be on company letterhead or have the company logo present (attaching a business card would be sufficient)
It must have the date, activity (or workout) and contact information of the instructor or personal trainer
It needs to be signed by the instructor or personal trainer
Outside Activities Documentation Requirements
What We Offer
Fitness Center memberships, free to all DHS employees
Group exercise classes for fitness center members
Free nutritional guidance
Weight loss support group (P.O.W.)
Free weight/blood pressure/body fat % checks
Organized wellness events (poker walks, bone density screenings, etc.)
Sign-Up for the Deaconess Runners’ and Walkers’ Club!
Come join us for fitness and fellowship on Wednesdays at 4:00pm and Saturdays at 7:00am. All paces and fitness levels
are welcome! Each run/walk will count as a “Wellness Clinic” in earning your RedBrick Rewards dollars.
Find the map for this week's run/walk here.
Please complete the waiver and email to email@example.com. If you have any questions contact the Wellness Center at 812-450-1FIT (1348) or the Fitness Center at 812-450-7251.
Deaconess Named “Fit Friendly Company” by Heart Association
The American Heart Association recognized Deaconess as a “Fit-Friendly Company.” Thanks to an organization-wide focus on improving the health of our employees, Deaconess qualified at the Platinum Level status as well as received credentials for Worksite Innovation.
Offer employees physical activity options in the workplace (Deaconess has a fitness center, exercise classes, Couch to 5K program, and more.)
Increase healthy eating options at the worksite (We have upgraded our vending machines to include healthier options and nutritional information. We also threw out all of our fryers so patient, guest, and employee meals do not include fried food.)
Promote a wellness culture in the workplace.
Demonstrate measureable outcomes related to workplace wellness. (National healthcare groups have asked to profile our Diabetes and Medication Therapy Programs based on our data and outcomes.)
Deaconess accomplished these tasks through the efforts of our employee wellness program. We received the Worksite Innovation award due to the new components of our wellness program, namely our Diabetes Management Program and Medication Therapy Management. Through these initiatives, Deaconess employees, spouses, and dependents, receive the individual attention needed to make a plan for better health and stick to it.
Contact the Employee Wellness Center at 812-450-1FIT (1348) or complete the form below.