Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.42
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Oct. 6, 2014
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Western University
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Stefanie De Adder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Western Wellness provides 'opportunities for Western Staff and Faculty to enhance their health and well being' and this include the 'Western Wellness Series'. A series of presentations by Western staff and faculty are presented to employees in focusing on what truly matters in life to enhance their quality and depth of experience (e.g., parenting, organizational change, nutrition, etc.).

As well, Health Services provides comprehensive services to staff for occupational and non-occupational illness/injuries, and general health concerns.
They include:
- Occupational health surveillance
- Nursing care
- Health education
- Blood pressure screening
- Allergy injections
- Laboratory services
- Physiotherapy
- Massage therapy

Also, the Teaching Support Centre offers guidance and tips for Teaching Assistants' health and wellness.

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:

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