"Worksite Wellness Blueprint" Reviews
Wellness Activities, Needs And Barriers
Colorado, a non-profit organization committed to reducing obesity in
Colorado by promotinghealthy eating and active living, published a
"Worksite Wellness Blueprint" to assess the current state of worksite
wellness in Colorado and to identify, prioritize, and guide future
efforts. The project was a collaborative effort with the Colorado
Physical Activity and Nutrition (COPAN) program at the Colorado
Department of Public Health and Environment.
develop the "Blueprint," LiveWell Colorado sought input from over 150
stakeholders throughout Colorado, and conducted an environmental scan
to understand current worksite wellness activities, needs, and barriers
on stakeholder feedback, LiveWell Colorado committed to the following
strategies to promote Colorado worksite wellness efforts.
a Colorado Worksite Wellness Leadership Group that will bring together
content experts from diverse sectors to provide leadership, momentum,
and coordination in identifying and implementing statewide wellness
priorities, as well as an initial list of strategies to be undertaken
and prioritization criteria.
a Colorado Worksite Wellness Framework, which will include steps and
resources to build, assess, plan, implement, and evaluate worksite
wellness programs at the organizational level.
framework is currently under development by members of the COPAN
Worksite Wellness Task Force. LiveWell Colorado will work with COPAN
and additional partners to make it available, promote its use, and
provide training and certification programs statewide, organizers said.
here to access the
LiveWell Colorado, 1490 Lafayette St., #307, Denver, CO 80218; (720)
Colorado Physical Activity and Nutrition Program, Colorado Department
of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South,
(PSD-A5), Denver, CO 80246-1530; (303) 692-2441, www.cdphe.state.co.us/pp/copan/copan.HTML.