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Health Promotion Workshop

The workshop includes the unique educational health quiz game "Salubria The Health Game" proven to influence lifestyle behaviour positively



Need to promote health in the workplace?

With demands of the workplace growing ever greater due to advancements in technology and the nature of work in general becoming more sedentary, the need to help staff stay as healthy as possible is more important than ever before. This starts with raising levels of health awareness and providing tools to help colleagues to defend their health. The Salubria Health Workshop has 2 special tools to help.

The Salubria workshop can help

What makes this workshop different to any other health workshop or wellness initiative are 2 special tools….

Tool 1: Health Quiz Game – Salubria The Health Game is a quiz at the heart of the workshop. Playing the game helps participants to appreciate the important links between making healthy lifestyle choices and preventing lifestyle diseases. Research proves that learning through play actually reinforces the learning – so people learn, and retain more this way.

The quiz presents powerful health messages, and all questions have been validated by health professionals. Exposure to this game has proven to influence lifestyle behaviour positively.

Tool 2: Demonstration of, and optional participation in, a simple, equipment-free ‘7 Minute Simple Hi-Intensity Workout’ approved by The American College of Sports Medicine. See “The Workshop” for more details.

See what Salubria can do for your business

Research shows that a healthier workforce is a happier and generally more productive workforce with less illness, less accidents, and reduced absenteeism (IBEC 2012).

  • Salubria Health Workshops are all about preventing ill health and promoting good health and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Hosting of this workshop will emphasise the commitment of the organisation to the importance of staff health and contribute to your corporate health.
  • In the current competitive environment when attracting new talents, a good corporate ethos for wellbeing is becoming a critical decision factor.

Read our testimonials


The game is currently being used to encourage behaviour change by; employers, teachers, fitness and health professionals.

"The critical importance of a healthy lifestyle and the very real consequences of not managing our weight are conveyed in an engaging and fun way in SalubriaTM The Health Game. What I really like about the game are the helpful suggestions offered in the 'Info Points' in each question. Allied to that, the fact that the questions are thoroughly researched, professionally validated, and list their individual sources, makes SalubriaTM The Health Game a very credible educational resource."


Weight Mgmt Units of St. Colmcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown and St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin - HSE Clinical Lead for Obesity in Ireland

Read below more testimonials about the workshop from community groups to large companies.




Salubria Health Workshop

is a unique, fun, and team-based approach to promote the benefits of healthy living,through a two part workshop. The workshop will improve employee health awareness - leading to better decision-making around lifestyle choices, and will highlight the important link between making healthy choices and illness prevention.


The workshop involves 2 Parts:
Part 1. Playing "Salubria The Health Game" – participants are divided into teams, and learn through play - a proven and very effective way to learn. (Approx 30-45 mins).
Part 2. A simple, equipment-free ‘7 Minute Workout’ - demonstrated and led by by a fitness instructor. This all-round workout addresses the most common excuse for not exercising - lack of time! (Approx 20 - 25 mins)

Total Workshop duration will not exceed 90 minutes.


Participants learn how to prevent lifestyle diseases - like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and some common cancers through powerful health messages in Salubria The Health Game - a game scientifically proven to positively affect behaviour change and validated by professionals in their respective disciplines. In addition, participants will learn how to boost energy, improve fitness, increase bone strength, experience greater flexibility and agility and be less prone to accidents, helping to reduce sick days and absenteeism.

Workshop Developers

The Workshop was developed and is delivered by husband and wife team, Pat (PJ) Shankey, and Frances O’Duffy - creators and developers of Salubria The Health Game®. Pat is a qualified Fitness instructor (University of Limerick), and coaches private clients in fitness. He also has a degree in Business Studies, and a Diploma in Electronic Engineering. Pat is an accomplished workshop facilitator. Frances has a degree in Business Studies, a Diploma in Direct Marketing, with marketing experience working in the charity, banking, and media sectors. Frances is an award winning Toastmaster communicator. Pat and Frances have presented their workshop as part of wellness initiatives for companies, community groups, and education centres. They also created, organised and delivered a diverse 8 week community health promotion programme for the Greystones, Co. Wicklow area – all sponsored by Daly’s Supervalu, Greystones.



The Game

Includes 4 Question Categories, 200 Quiz Questions and Answers, Countless Healthy Living Tips.

Click on each category heading below for sample questions.

“All questions are validated by health professionals, including Professional Donal O’ Shea, weight management and obesity expert, and consultant with the Department of Health, Dublin, Ireland.”



bernadetterudockBernadette Ruddock

Manager @ Home Instead


"“Pat & Frances recently presented their Salubria Health Promotion Workshop to our carers at ‘Home Instead’ offices in Leopardstown, Co. Dublin.

The workshop was very well received and the carers engaged enthusiastically with the content. They gave really positive feedback and felt they learned valuable health information while enjoying the experience in the process.

It was a good bonding experience for everyone".

paulobrienPaul O'Brien

Manager @ Youth Train Community Training Centre, Wexford


"Pat and Frances presented the Salubria Health Promotion Workshop to staff and learners in Youth Train, Wexford.

Their energy and experienced facilitation promoted participation and enjoyment of both the game and the exercises after we had played in small groups. We intend to integrate the game into programmes in September 2017 to set a healthy tone to the learning here in the Community Training Centre!".

danoneJennifer O’Neill

HR Manager - Danone Infant Nutrition


"“At a time when lifestyle diseases are more common than ever, we were delighted that over halfour staff attended the ‘Salubria Health Promotion Workshop’ during our Health Week in Danone.The staff really enjoyed playing Salubria - the health quiz game, and found it to be engaging, fun,and informative – providing useful everyday tips on areas such as nutrition, fitness, healthy living, etc.

I would recommend the Salubria Health Promotion Workshop. "


Latest News




Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan

BT Young scientist 2017 Research proves repeat exposure to Salubria The Health Game positively affects behaviour change click here here for details.





Wexford Youth Train ETB

"We intend to integrate the Salubria game into programmes in September 2017 to set a healthy tone to the learning here in the Community Training Centre!”


Contact Us

Creative Learning Tools Ltd.

Address: 75 Elgin Heights,

Killarney Road,

Bray, Co. Wicklow

Phone: +353 86 8120665

Country: Ireland



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