Ramsay Health Care Wins RUOK? Day Award
May 18, 2012
Ramsay Health Care has taken out the Australian Human Resources Institute’s (AHRI) RUOK? Day Workplace Award for the second year in a row.
The winning organisation was announced at the AHRI Diversity Awards in Melbourne on 17 May and Managing Director Chris Rex received the award on behalf of Ramsay Health Care.
He said the organisation had been involved in mental health care since 1964 and understood the importance of supporting people with mental health issues.
“RUOK? Day is one of the key health promotion activities that we undertake as an organisation. For Ramsay Health Care, RUOK? Day is a practical example of ‘People caring for people’ in action."
Last year’s RUOK? Day message was: “In the time it takes to have a coffee, you can start a conversation that could change a life”.
To assist with starting this conversation Ramsay Health Care organised ‘Grab & Go’ reusable cups to be available at each hospital in return for a gold coin donation during last year’s RUOK? Day.
The Company raised $20,000 for the RUOK? Day Foundation through this initiative which goes towards continuing to provide suicide awareness and intervention programs in schools, universities and workplaces.