Our work begins with an initial needs evaluation to identify your company's individual challenges. Utilizing our clinical experience combined with the best available research, we recommend the best suited strategies to solve those challenges. Our health management solutions are designed to maximize workplace performance, and minimize the many costs of poor health and injuries in the workplace. Ultimately we strive to help businesses create a culture of care and commitment to employee health and well being.
Workplace Wellness: Using proven workplace wellness strategies we have helped companies implement broad workplace health initiatives. Examples of our work include developing wellness weeks & committees, organization wide wellness strategies, as well as providing yoga classes, fitness programming, and wellness education speakers.
Ergonomics & Injury Prevention: Drawing our knowledge from the fields of ergonomics, exercise science, manual therapy and workplace safety, our team has successfully managed thousands of employees with musculoskeletal injuries. Our involvement with this multitude of strain, sprain, and repetitive injuries has provided great insight into the factors that lead to injury and the steps needed to prevent them from occurring in the first place.
Industries we have serviced include: Aviation, Public Works, Software, Printing & Marketing, Manufacturing, Delivery, Geology, and Oil & Gas.
Penny Stratas BA
Wellness Program Director
Ms Penny Stratas is the Wellness Program Director at Preventacare, working with our clients to take a comprehensive approach to employee health & wellness. Penny brings to our clients 35 years of experience as both a health & fitness professional and senior manager with the federal government.
Before joining Preventacare, Penny most recently served as Industry Canada's Regional Director, Spectrum Management, Information Technologies and Telecommunications for BC and the Yukon. Earlier work in Ottawa included tenure as Director of Entrepreneurship in the federal Entrepreneurship and Small Business Office. She concluded her career with Industry Canada as a Special Advisor on Spectrum Management for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. These invaluable experiences allows her to effectively manage the day to day operations of Preventacare's large client projects including an onsite 5000 sq ft corporate fitness facility in downtown Vancouver.
Throughout her life, Penny has been committed to fitness and health promotion in addition to her professional career. She taught fitness in Ottawa, including at the gym in the House of Commons, and in North and West Vancouver since moving to BC in 1999. Penny actively pursues her ongoing fitness education at seminars, workshops and conferences and has made many presentations at professional retreats and in the community. She has volunteered with the Vancouver Sun Run InTraining Clinics for over 14 years and this year coordinated a Walk/Nordic Pole Sun Run Clinic in North Vancouver. Ms. Stratas was born in Toronto and is a graduate of the University of Toronto.