Nationally, working caregivers cost businesses as much as $33.6 billion a year because of absenteeism, wasted time, and other lost productivity
VNA Home Health & Hospice is committed to helping employers improve the health and wellness of their employees. We offer the following services to help everyone meet these goals, and can also partner with existing fitness programs:
Combining VNA's LifeStages with our Corporate Wellness program provides necessary support to working caregivers, but also decreases employee health care costs, which benefits employers. Studies show that caregivers who utilized such programs while employed became more focused at work. Employers – especially larger companies – who have invested in their employees by providing elder care support programs, will enjoy increased productivity and lower healthcare expenses.
Since many elder caregiver activities can only be completed during business hours, including medical appointments, professional consultations, problem solving, and sometimes, emergencies, it is extremely difficult for caregivers not to take time off.
VNA offers a survey tool that companies can use to evaluate their employees' caregiver situations. This will reveal what it means to the business in terms of employee time off and to develop an appropriate plan for each situation.
Recent studies have revealed:
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As a result of providing elder care coupled with corporate wellness programs to employees, companies are reaping the benefits.
With LifeStages, VNA is the only local company consisting of a team of elder care experts, including elder care advisors, nurse case managers, social workers and elder mediators, and the only company who can act as your resource for all of your elder care needs. After completing our no-cost online survey, we will provide you with the number of employees who are dealing with elder caregiving challenges and the impact on your bottom line.
VNA's goal is to create a more focused, productive workforce for your company by providing support to employees facing elder care challenges. All employees who use these services are surveyed and results are shared quarterly, enabling you to assess the benefit and value.
Our service package can include:
For details on how we can help your employees to be more healthy and productive through our LifeStages and Corporate Wellness programs, call (207)780-8624 or (800)757-3326.