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Health & Wellness

Shannex team members take pride in providing exceptional service and care to residents each day. To bring your best to our communities, it’s important to first take care of yourself. At Shannex, we are committed to advancing wellness within the organization through our Workplace Wellness Strategy that recognizes and supports individuals in their personal pursuit of wellness. Wellness means different things to different people. Guided by seven pillars: spiritual, social, physical, vocational, emotional, intellectual and environmental, Shannex promotes a holistic wellness approach.

Wellness Resources

Great-West Life’s Health & Wellness Site is available to you and your family. This site offers comprehensive health information, and is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Visit Shannex Connects to access the username and password.

Mental Health Resources

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Ontario

Physical

Physical wellness is the ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through daily activities without fatigue and physical stress. Adopting healthy habits like routine check-ups, a balanced diet and exercise can lead to optimal physical wellness.

Social

Social wellness is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Our ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with family, friends and co-workers contributes to our social wellness.
Emotional:Emotional wellness is the ability to understand how we cope with the challenges that life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share feelings of anger, fear, sadness, stress, hope and happiness in a productive manner.

Spiritual

Spiritual wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. The ability to develop compatibility between values and actions and to realize a common purpose that binds creation together contributes to our spiritual wellness.

Social

Social wellness is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Our ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with family, friends and co-workers contributes to our social wellness.
Emotional:Emotional wellness is the ability to understand how we cope with the challenges that life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share feelings of anger, fear, sadness, stress, hope and happiness in a productive manner.

Spiritual

Spiritual wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. The ability to develop compatibility between values and actions and to realize a common purpose that binds creation together contributes to our spiritual wellness.

Intellectual

Intellectual wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas and experiences that can be applied to decisions, group interactions and bettering the community. This includes the desire to learn new concepts, improve skills and seek challenges in pursuit of lifelong learning.

Vocational

Vocational wellness is the ability to get person fulfillment from our jobs or chosen career field, while maintaining balance in our lives. Our desire to contribute in our careers to make a positive impact on the organizations we work in and to society.

Environmental

Environmental wellness is the ability to recognize our own responsibility to the quality of the world around us. Whether it’s making a positive impact on the environment, your home, community, or planet this contributes to our environmental wellness.