Yorkshire-based property development and construction organisation Caddick Construction launched a bespoke health and wellbeing programme for its 140 employees.
To support and improve the wellbeing of employees at Caddick Construction with a focus on addressing the mental health concerns of men working in the construction sector.
The Mindset programme, provided by hero, was implemented on 12 February 2019 and is designed to support staff with both their physical and mental health. It has a particular focus on addressing depression, anxiety, stress and the high suicide statistics among men in the construction industry.
A combination of hero’s training and on-site support to help build a wellbeing focused community. hero surveyed the Caddick Construction team to identify their current personal wellbeing strengths and where they’d like to see more support.
A tailored wellbeing strategy was designed based on employee feedback, including:
- One-to-one health checks and screenings, covering areas such as blood pressure, cholesterol and blood tests
- Mental health first aid training
- Regular employee wellbeing workshops
- Wellbeing training for line managers
Achieved demonstrable increases in mental wellbeing, sleep, nutrition and satisfaction with activity levels, ultimately achieving a happier, healthier team.