Building the Foundation

Building the Foundation Toolkit
During the WorkWell KS workshop, participants utilize a toolkit that is designed to help them work through the pieces necessary to create a comprehensive plan to address Building the Foundation.

WWKS Committee Meeting Plan Template
This template can help newly developed worksite wellness committees get started developing their foundation for worksite wellness. Use this guide to structure your committee meetings and keep making progress.

WWKS Foundation Plan Development Tool
Use this tool to guide the development of a comprehensive Foundation Plan for worksite wellness.
*Utilize worksheets from the Building the Foundation Toolkit to Complete your Wellness Plan
CLICK HERE FOR AN INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO: – Dr. Elizabeth Ablah walks you through how to use this resource.

This survey provides a list of potential incentives your worksite could use as part of its worksite wellness program. All of the incentives listed in this survey have been used at other worksites in Kansas and these lists can serve as an excellent point of departure for your worksite as you work in included incentives in your foundation. Most, but not all of these items will apply to all worksites, so you are encouraged to alter and adapt these items as you see fit before distributing to employees.


Choose and watch webinars on various worksite wellness related topics and the WorkWell KS initiative

Individual Level Assessment Descriptions for Foundation
If your worksite has completed a foundation workshop and you are ready to start establishing or more firmly establish the data portion of your foundation, you may have WorkWell KS assist you in collecting data from your employees. The link provided contains a list of all of the types of individual-level data WorkWell KS supports. Your worksite is welcome to collect any data it would like to inform its efforts, but WorkWell KS has provide a list of a validated and nationally utilized data collection instruments to assess a variety of health topics and behaviors in your worksite. Feel free to read about each assessment, noting the time burden to complete the survey and what the survey will help your worksite assess. You may then complete the survey below to officially submit your data collection requests and WorkWell KS will work with you to begin administering your survey instruments and will provide you with an aggregated and de-identified report of your employees’ health behaviors and needs.


WorkWell KS has created a line of posters to encourage healthy behaviors at the worksite. You may download and print these posters any time. They are created to be 11“x17” prints.

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Activity Breaks

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Time to Stretch

Stress Free Zone

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Stress | No Sugary Beverages

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Activity Breaks | Drink Water

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Keep Calm | Make Your Heart Happy

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Move It | No Fry Zone

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Stairs | Take the Stairs