University of Pretoria Corporate Wellness Programme Health Screenings

Posted on March 27, 2019

The UP Corporate Wellness Programme in partnership with internal departments of Physiology- Neuroscience and Exercise Group, Speech Language Pathology and Audiology will be continuing with wellness activities and screenings on the UP campuses. This programme, available from February to October 2019, is open to all University employees who want to live a healthy life.  All staff are welcome to participate, whether they are members of the two preferred medical aid schemes or not.

The Wellness Programme will provide UP staff with a range of wellness offerings throughout the year, including the Health Risk Assessments (HRA), hearing, voice, balance, vision and lung function screenings offered on the UP campuses. Please ensure that you secure your online booking.

Available dates as published in each monthly communication will be opened on the day that the communication is distributed.

Please encourage and allow employees to make use of these valuable services free of charge. Staff members who do not have access to computers should ask their line managers to assist with online booking

For more information on the various screenings, click here.

For HRA screenings, book here (screenings will only take place on the Hatfield Campus).

For hearing screenings, book here.

For voice screenings, book here

For balance screenings, book here (screenings will only take place on the Hatfield Campus).

For lung function and vision screenings, book here.

Lunchtime talks

Monthly lunchtime talks on various topics will be presented at the Hatfield Campus on Fridays from 12:30 to 13:15.

Lunchtime talks

Date

Campus

Most common causes of Vertigo

05 April

Room 2-2.7 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield Campus

Hearing but the brain isn’t listening – central auditory  processing disorders

12 April

Room 2-2.7 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield Campus

Keeping fit by keeping it simple

26 April

Room 2-2.7 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield Campus

Communication difficulties in adults: The warning signs

10 May

Room 2-2.7 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield Campus

Burnout in the workplace

24 May

Room 2-2.7 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield Campus

To take part in the UP Corporate Wellness Programme, please diarise the following screenings scheduled on the various campuses for April and May:

Health screenings

Date

Campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

01 April

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

02 April

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Basic HRA, Lung and Visual Skills Screening – all employees

08 April

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Hearing Screening – all employees

09 April

Quiver Tree Boardroom, HW Snyman Building, Prinshof Campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

12 April

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

15 April

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Basic HRA, Lung and Visual Skills Screening – all employees

16 April

Yellow Wood Boardroom, HW Snyman Building, Prinshof Campus

Basic HRA, Lung and Visual Skills Screening – all employees

23 April

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Balance and Vestibular Screening – all employees

23 April

Communication Pathology, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

02 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

03 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Voice Screening – all employees

03 May

Quiver Tree Boardroom, HW Snyman Building, Prinshof Campus

Basic HRA, Lung and Visual Skills Screening – all employees

06 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Hearing Screening – all employees

07 May

Room 2-13 Communication Pathology, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

10 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

13 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Basic HRA, Lung and Visual Skills Screening – all employees

14 May

Yellow Wood Boardroom, HW Snyman Building, Prinshof Campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

17 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

20 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Basic HRA, Lung and Visual Skills Screening – all employees

21 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Health Risk Assessment Screening – all employees

24 May

Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1, Hatfield campus

Please remember to join our Pilates classes (twice per week) and Yoga classes (once per week) on the UP campuses. To reserve your space for classes please click here (please note, bookings are only available 1 month in advance).

In order to accommodate the demand for the Pilates and Yoga classes at Hatfield campus, an additional venue will be available as from 1 April 2019 to accommodate more staff, until a bigger venue can be secured. Please be mindful of the change of days at Onderstepoort for these classes.

Group exercise classes

Days

Campus

Pilates: 12:30 – 13:15

Mondays

Hatfield: Room 2-2.4 and 2-2.12 Natural Sciences 1

Yoga: 12:30 – 13:15

OP: Skills Lab 2-17, Lesedi Complex

Pilates: 12:30 – 13:15

Tuesdays

Hillcrest: Judo Hall (2B) Sports Centre

OP: Skills Lab 2-17, Lesedi Complex

Yoga: 12:30 – 13:15

Hatfield: Room 2-2.4 Natural Sciences 1

Pilates: 16:00 - 16:45

Hatfield: Room 2-2.4 and 2-2.12 Natural Sciences 1

Pilates: 12:30 – 13:15

Wednesdays

Hatfield: Room 2-2.4 and 2-2.12 Natural Sciences 1

Yoga: 12:30 – 13:15

Hillcrest: Judo Hall (2B) Sports Centre

Pilates: 12:30 – 13:15

Thursdays

Hillcrest: Judo Hall (2B) Sports Centre

OP: Skills Lab 2-17, Lesedi Complex

Pilates: 16:00 - 16:45

Hatfield: Room 2-2.4 and 2-2.12 Natural Sciences 1

Should you require more information on the wellness activities, please do not hesitate to contact EWP @UP on 012 420-2870, or send an email to [email protected].

For information regarding wellness screening bookings and reports, you can contact Michael Kleynhans on 012 420-3029 or send an email to [email protected].

Let’s make health and wellness a way of life!

 

- Author EWP @UP

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