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Updated: 24 April 2012

2012 Healthy Active Workplaces Networking Breakfast

Professor Paul Taylor, Director of the Body-Brain Performance Institute and Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds WA present evidence on the real cost of poor employee health.

Who is this Presentation Most Relevant To?

  • Healthy Active Workplace Network members
  • Program stakeholders
  • Anyone involved in implementing workplace health initatives in WA

About the Presenters

Paul Taylor, Director of the Body-Brain Performance Institute

Paul is an accredited and practicing Exercise Physiologist and Nutritionist who combines his university education with an enthusiasm for neuroscience, quantum physics and positive psychology. He will present on findings of research undertaken with Swinburne University regarding economic benefits of active employees.

For more information on Paul Taylor please visit – http://bodybrain.com.au/info/bio-paul-taylor

Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds WA

Blooming Minds WA provides consultancy services to many local workplaces in the area of employee health. Angie presents evidence on the real cost of employee mental illness is to employers and the wider community and what makes happy and productive employees.

For more information on Blooming Minds please visit - http://bloomingminds.com.au/

Video Recordings

Click here or on the below image to access the presentation by Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds.

Copies of the Presentations

Paul Taylor - Economic Benefits of Active Employees

Paul Taylor - Economic Benefits of Active Employees

Presentation date: 17 February 2012

Paul Taylor's presentation focuses on the link between cognitive function and vigorous physical activity, making a strong case for increased investment in workplace health programs for significantly increased workplace productivity through reduced absenteeism and presenteeism.

Angie Leighton - Happy Productive Employees

Adobe PDF 1.43 MB

Angie Leighton - Happy Productive Employees

Presentation date: 17 February 2012

Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds WA, presents some staggering statistics regarding the prevalence of mental health issues in Australia, what the cost is for workplaces and the importance of developing, implementing and reviewing your workplace mental health policies.