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Hur nyttjas och upplevs friskvårdsinsatserna inom en kommun i norra Sverige?: En enkätundersökning med kvalitativt inslag
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: In today's society there are increasing demands for performance and efficiency, not least of all in the public sector. Wellness efforts can strengthen employees health and well-being, which is crucial for job performance. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to investigate whether employees in three sectors in one municipality in the north of Sweden had knowledge and utilized wellness initiatives, and how they felt that wellness efforts affected their health. Method: The data collection consisted of a questionnaire that was distributed in two ways, by web and by paper. The questionnaire contained 24 questions, 19 questions with fixed answers and 5 open questions. Sample: The sample of the study consisted of all employees who were 18 years or older in the areas of group housing, day care and psychiatry. All departments are included in the occupation area of support and care. A total of 47 people participated of which 30 were women and 17 men.Results: 92 % were aware that they were offered some kind of wellness effort but only 52 % utilized any wellness initiative that the employer offered. Of those who used the wellness initiative 48 % were satisfied and 52 % were not satisfied. Wellness allowance was the most used wellness initiative, which most utilized for gym membership. The majority of employees wanted a fitness hour during paid working hours. Conclusion: The study showed that most employees do not occupy any wellness initiative although many were aware that they were offered. Most of them wanted more joint activities, including training during working hours.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 22 p.
Keyword [en]
Medicine
Keyword [sv]
Medicin, Arbetsprestation, friskvårdsinsatser, friskvård, hälsopromotion, hälsovägledare
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-55928Local ID: cba9a09b-eab3-4f2a-96a8-281579afe776OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-55928DiVA: diva2:1029312
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Student thesis, at least 15 credits
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Health Promotion, bachelor's level
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Validerat; 20160626 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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