HEALTH & WELLBEING SCHEME A SERVICE FOR PERSONAL INCOME PROTECTION PLAN HOLDERS

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1 HEALTH & WELLBEING SCHEME A SERVICE FOR PERSONAL INCOME PROTECTION PLAN HOLDERS

2 02 Health & Wellbeing Scheme Protecting your health and wellbeing Looking after your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. However, as busy professionals the stresses of everyday life can often prevent us from making time for essential health checks, seeking medical advice or booking a treatment. That s why it s reassuring to know that your Personal Income Protection Plan now offers you exclusive and easy access to a range of services through the Wesleyan Health & Wellbeing Scheme delivered through Capita s CARE Services. All services are completely confidential and details can be found on a dedicated Health & Wellbeing website. A free and confidential telephone service is also available for you to book a service or speak directly with a healthcare professional about your needs. All referrals to services are managed by the Capita CARE Team, who are experts in managing the often sensitive issues associated with health and wellbeing. Supporting you through the day-to-day challenges we all face at one time or another

3 03 What does the Health & Wellbeing Scheme offer? Telephone and face-to-face counselling It can sometimes be hard to discuss health concerns or worries with family, friends or colleagues. That s when it may be helpful to speak to a trained counsellor in complete confidence, who can support you in dealing with concerns such as bereavement, anxiety or depression. At these times it s reassuring to know that Capita is one of the UK s leading providers of telephone counselling services and provides a 24-hour service accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Capita s counsellors can help with a wide range of issues: work related problems including stress, workplace relationships, bullying and harassment emotional worries including anxiety, stress, depression and low self esteem family and relationship concerns substance misuse and dependency counselling and bereavement lifestyle, exercise, diet and general wellbeing advice Health checks Having regular check-ups can help you identify possible health risks early and take preventative steps to protect your wellbeing. Nurse-led health check Arrange an appointment with one of 370 fully trained nurses to conduct a health check assessment at your home or place of work. Essential clinic health check This focuses on your cardiovascular fitness and overall wellbeing. You will receive a health risk assessment and lifestyle advice. Select clinic health check This is designed to assess general health while focusing on areas of particular concern, such as identifying early signs of female specific cancers and testicular cancer in men.

4 04 Health & Wellbeing Scheme 1in 4 people will experience mental health issues in the course of a year Source: Mental Health Foundation, 2014 Workplace ergonomics advice Some jobs require us to sit or stand in positions that can have a negative impact on our health. Get expert advice on improving your posture and making the layout of your workplace or clinic more ergonomically-friendly, to help address and prevent future musculoskeletal problems. Ergonomic services include: } DSE workstation assessments } musculoskeletal risk assessments } manual handling risk management } workplace assessments } clinical ergonomics assessments (including return to work) } accommodation of workers with disabilities } vehicle assessments } home-worker assessments } workstation pregnancy assessments } workplace and equipment design } training Chiropractic treatment and physiotherapy Addressing concerns before they develop into something more serious can help protect your body in the long run. The Health & Wellbeing Scheme gives you easy access to chiropractic and physiotherapy specialists, who can provide treatment for issues such as: } sports injuries } work-related musculoskeletal disorders } post-operation and post-injury rehabilitation } back and neck pain } changes to posture in pregnancy } arthritis

5 05 Free Health Risk Assessment Tool This online tool allows you to monitor your health from the comfort of your own home. It takes a number of lifestyle factors into account to evaluate key health risks and offers help and advice to improve your overall wellbeing in the future. Fill in the online questionnaire to identify your personal health risks and find out what you can do to address them. The tool also allows you to set and track health goals, such as improving your fitness, losing weight or regulating your sleep patterns. Free Online Library and Health Guide You can access the BMA Complete Home Medical Guide by Dorling Kindersley for information on almost any medical topic. There s also an Online Library with information on issues that may be affecting your home and work life or your emotional or physical health - from anger management to having a baby or dealing with weight problems. By selecting your health care services through the Health & Wellbeing Scheme, you can also take advantage of: } up to 20% saving on the price of most regulated private health providers on the market } shorter waiting times The scheme operates on a pay-as-you-go basis, so you only select and pay for the services you need.

6 06 Health & Wellbeing Scheme Key benefits Confidentiality All conversations, treatment details, reports and payments are strictly confidential between you and Capita s CARE Team. You can be assured that Wesleyan does not receive any information or feedback regarding the treatments or services you enquire about or purchase. Accessibility You can access information on all services and treatments via the Health & Wellbeing website. Call the freephone number on the site to book services or speak directly to a member of Capita s CARE Team. Flexibility The Health & Wellbeing Scheme offers you real flexibility, because you only select and pay for the treatments you really need, with options to suit every budget. Clinics across the UK You have access to a network of clinics right across the UK, including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Manchester. How to register To access the Health & Wellbeing Scheme for the first time, register through your My Wesleyan account at mywesleyan.co.uk, then follow the link through to the Health & Wellbeing site. If you don t have a My Wesleyan account yet, please contact your Wesleyan Financial Consultant who will be able to advise you on the process involved.

7 07 1in3 people will develop some form of cancer over their lifetime Source: Cancer Research UK, million people in the UK have suffered a stroke Source: British Heart Foundation, 2013 A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND REGULAR HEALTH CHECKS CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF DEVELOPING MANY PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DISEASES 3.2million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in the UK Source: Diabetes UK, in4 women and 1 in 10 men will require treatment for depression at some time in their lives. Source: Mental Health Foundation UK, 2014

8 For all your financial needs: Savings and Investments Retirement Planning Life and Income Protection Mortgages and Insurance If you would like this document in Braille, large print or audio tape, please contact Head Office Wesleyan Colmore Circus Birmingham B4 6AR Advice is provided by Wesleyan Financial Services Ltd. WESLEYAN is a trading name of the Wesleyan Group of companies. Wesleyan Financial Services Ltd (Registered in England and Wales No ) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is wholly owned by Wesleyan Assurance Society. Wesleyan Assurance Society is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Incorporated in England and Wales by Private Act of Parliament (No. ZC145). Registered Office: Colmore Circus, Birmingham B4 6AR. Telephone: Fax: Telephone calls may be recorded for monitoring and training purposes. WG-PP-2-10/14

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