What’s the point of EAPs?

Written by Liz Guilford on . Posted in mental health, News

What’s the point of EAPs?

A recent article in People Management discusses the role of EAPs within organsiations and the extent to which organisations truly understand and appreciate the value that EAPs can generate. It’s an important debate, says UK EAPA Chair, Neil Mountford, and reminds us again of the importance of measuring and evaluating the impact of programmes.

“The more effort an organisation puts into promoting the programme and driving engagement and utilisation, the better its data will be, and the more insight it will gain into the organisation… At a time when organisations have never had a higher interest in the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees, they should be looking at the EAP and broadening their own perceptions of what it can do and how it can fit in with a wider wellbeing strategy,” he said.

You can read the full article here.

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