Sports Day returns on May 2.
A health assessment is a widely used early-detection screening tool that can help reveal diseases or other health conditions, even if the symptoms are not fully manifested.
Employees at UBC's Okanagan campus are invited to attend the wrap-up celebration of the UBC-Canadian Cancer Society Be Well at Work project that many members of the campus community participated in.
Thompson Rivers University and University of the Fraser Valley have a leg-up on total participants in the new Alive! program, but staff and faculty members at UBC's Okanagan campus still have time to meet the challenge while improving their health and decreasing their cancer risk. Alive! is the new wellness program being offered as part [...]
As part of the Work Re-Integration and Accommodation Program, a new Leave Database has been implemented. The database tracks all faculty and staff leave and will replace the current way departmental administrators track leave, making it much more efficient and consistent for the campus community. The calendar can be accessed through the IT, Media & [...]
Human Resources has implemented a new approach to illness, injury and reduced work capacity on campus -- the Work Re-Integration and Accommodation Program (WRAP). The program, organized by coordinator Tracey Hawthorn, will reflect a collaborative and supportive approach to returning or remaining at work following injuries or illnesses. The WRAP program is in place to support [...]
Human Resources is pleased to welcome Tracey Hawthorn as the first Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program (WRAP) Coordinator for UBC's Okanagan campus. Hawthorn brings 25 years of experience in disability/illness management and rehabilitation. She also holds degrees in both kinesiology and physiotherapy. She has served on provincial committees including acting as chair for the Ministry [...]