The VCare + WellAtSea Programme was first launched on 20 pilot vessels from June 2019 to March 2020. The project aimed to increase engagement, employee retention, decrease illness, and improve physical health states. Within the first 6 months, major themes emerged around better communication, group bonding, mental well-being, and improved physical health. Data from this pilot programme […]
A pilot program for 14 tanker vessels was designed for TORM in the year 2019. The results of the pilot reveal that 86% of the population were positively influenced by this, wherein we see stronger bonds among teams, improved stress management, and overall increase in positive emotions. The program consists of three phases, namely self-awareness, […]
A pilot study was conducted for the BW Group from June 2018 to March 2019 across 400 seafarers on-board 19 vessels. The project aimed to increase the engagement, mental resilience, physical fitness and socialization of crew. Initial findings showed us that there was a decrease in smoking, hypertension, and the overweight / obese population. Through […]
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The Wellness Program has helped me by giving challenges/tasks to keep my mind, body in tip top shape. By doing the tasks that this program has provided, I feel more confident about my body, I can interact more with my crew which is a different nationality, I always keep my tabs with what I eat, […]
‘The Wellness Program has helped me by teaching me to: a. appreciate little things that i normally ignore. (like saying thank you. =) )b. do small little but consistent steps towards my life style change.c. have a resilient mind and be able to adapt to sudden change of situations.d. eat the right stuff. and the […]
The Wellness Program has helped me by becoming more serious with my health. I have come to realize that when i am healthy and fit, my output and productivity is at its best. I look better physically as well as psychologically. I really feel good within my self especially when i realized that my efforts […]
The Wellness Program helped me by strengthening my overall being especially by doing the mental health exercises. It was one of my highly liked exercises on the program. Mental health is important in keeping ourselves well composed most especially during this pandemic where in most of us are being distanced to one another. It is […]
In spot light awareness we had followed as per the work book which is very useful. We had given the right to choose their own partner after choosing the partner spot light awareness where conducted batch (two person only) by batch, by giving them a calm and a quiet place to talk. After we finished […]
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for this platform which has helped me in a way that I don’t believe was even possible. Being a smoker for the last 10 to 12 years I never had the feeling to quit smoking well thanks to the Strengthen Your Heart challenge and the […]
You will be pleased to know we are taking initiative here onboard to inculcate physical as well as mental fitness and well being among the crew onboard. We have regular sessions activities and onboard challenges among the crew. All onboard are being encouraged to make positive lifestyle change and results are very positive. Social interaction […]
I like the team that everyone joined. It forced me to change my mind and habits as my own health plan. The crew on board share the idea and skills with me, which pushes me to access of the good health condition.
Now that I [have] joined the program some changes [have taken place such as] in my weight. Before [the program] I [weighed] 77 kg, [6 months after, I am] now 71 kg, I [have] also [started] doing this meditation every end of the day before going to bed and it [has] helped me relax my […]
This is rather an appreciation message than a feedback on the [program] onboard [vessel name]. When we were given the orientation seminar about the “Wellness Program” back in Manila, two things came in to my head. First, this program is “impossible” to implement and, no one will ever dedicate so much time onboard for this […]