The wellness program at UMB has all the time been a high precedence and was much more of a spotlight this yr as all of us adjusted to working distant. We’re honored that the Kansas Metropolis Enterprise Journal not too long ago acknowledged our financial institution as one of many metropolis’s healthiest employers.
At UMB, we have been intentional about constructing out our wellness program and evolving it to satisfy associates’ wants on this ever-changing setting. We consider it’s extra necessary than ever for corporations to deal with their wellness program efforts as their associates’ private lives and work are actually blended somewhat than being parallel. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a damaging impression on many areas of bodily and psychological well being, monetary well being, household life and different areas, and it is necessary as an organization to supply the assets our associates need and wish in these making an attempt instances.
Our quarterly wellness program is out there to all associates and their partner/home accomplice, if relevant. This program contains incentives for participation similar to ‘money’ rewards to be used on wellness objects, health reimbursements, teaching, wholesome behavior monitoring, dietary help and schooling in addition to private and firm challenges. Our actions permit associates to study collectively, share tales, really feel related and discuss struggles they face. We deal with communication, providing common academic emails, which we consider is crucial to construct and keep camaraderie. As well as, we’ve added digital one-on-one classes with our advantages staff as an added means to assist associates and their households perceive this system higher and acquire assets they could want.
We additionally provide ‘UMB You’ days which can be utilized to satisfy a spectrum of wellbeing wants from physician’s appointments to spending time with a cherished one or just a day without work. Moreover, we distribute company-wide month-to-month wellness newsletters and different weekly newsletters the place we share wellness info and assets and supply entry to academic packages.
We acknowledge that psychological well being is simply as necessary as bodily well being, notably through the pandemic. Our leaders actively speak in regards to the significance of psychological well being and encourage associates to specific what they want from their managers to additional their well-being.
One of many major packages we provide to help workers’ psychological well being is the Worker Help Program (EAP). By way of the EAP, associates and their rapid households have entry to remedy classes and education schemes. As well as, we all know that funds may cause stress, so we provide a wide range of monetary wellness seminars.
We’re excited that a big share of our affiliate inhabitants is participating in our wellness program and that different organizations are taking discover of our efforts. The Kansas Metropolis Enterprise Journal not too long ago acknowledged us as a 2021 Healthiest Employers‡ honoree, an award that celebrates KC-area companies that make well being and well-being a precedence. The evaluation scored corporations on their well-being program’s tradition and management dedication, foundational parts, strategic planning, communication and advertising and marketing, programming and interventions and reporting and evaluation.
Throughout a time when well being takes middle stage, UMB is proud to be acknowledged as a corporation dedicated to the well-being of our associates. We have been additionally not too long ago acknowledged by the Kansas Metropolis Chamber for being a workplace wellness certified healthy company‡ and by Cigna for his or her well-being award.
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