Laisha Wellness



ELP is a much-improved solution that
focuses on holistic wellness compared to EAP

If you’re considering a strategic programme for your organisation with the aim of supporting employees’ wellness, then both ELP and EAP are perfectly effective solutions.

By definition, both solutions look somewhat similar, but with one clear yet transformative distinction:

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is predominantly a counselling and consulting plan with emphasis on emotional and psychological wellbeing of employees.
  • Employee Lifestyle Programme (ELP) is a more holistic solution that offers equal emphasis on both mental and physical wellbeing with proven, measurable sessions based on all 6 major lifestyle components.

While some EAP plans do include attention to physical health as part of its offerings, it is often not the primary focus. Whereas ELP addresses both physical and mental health concurrently across various educational, interventional and impactful sessions.

In essence, ELP does more towards improving organisation-wide wellness

The equal emphasis on both physical and mental health means your employees benefit from consultation that accounts their total wellbeing. This paves the way to creating a workforce that is not only motivated and happy, but also in optimal physical health.

Here are more differences between ELP and EAP:

Laisha’s ELP

Proactively Comprehensive 
Aims to promote healthy behaviour and lifestyle changes among all employees via fitness programmes, health screenings, education sessions and confidential counselling.

6 Lifestyle Components Covered
From physical and mental wellbeing to sleep and nutrition, employees are assessed and guided with proven health-enhancing tactics.

Encourages employees to be aware of their mental and physical health status, while providing constant education on simple lifestyle enhancements that can bring lasting change.

Long-term Engagement
Designed to help prevent health problems and improve overall wellbeing in the long run, while addressing any immediate employee concerns.


Reactive Engagement
Commonly provides counselling and support only for employees that are dealing with personal or work-related issues, which means most other employees do not benefit.

More Emphasis on Mental Health
The focus on mental health is great, but potentially reduces impact if the general physical health of employees is sub-optimal.

Intervention Model
Focused more on interventive counselling via a careline that may go unutilised due to lack of education and understanding on critical health concerns.

Focused on Immediacy
Much of the engagement are about resolving current employee concerns and helping them to return to productive work as soon as possible.