Healthy sleep is vital for physical health, mental wellbeing, safety and productivity. Research suggests that over 20% of the population suffer from sleep problems on a daily or near daily basis. Despite this, sleep health receives little attention relative to other aspects of healthy living, such as diet and exercise.
Vision and mission
The Sleep Health Foundation’s mission is to improve people’s lives through better sleep.
It aims to improve people’s lives by promoting sleep, advocating to governments and the community, and raising awareness of sleep disorder.
How the Sleep Health Foundation can helpAdvocacy
The Foundation effectively delivers the sleep health message to the community (through its media, social media and website resources) and to community leaders and government.Collaboration
The Foundation works with key players to promote sleep health. These include patient groups, professional organisations, businesses and researchers.Best practice
The Foundation promotes industry best practice standards to ensure a high standing for sleep therapies in the minds of the community and its leaders.Resources
The Foundation makes educational material about sleep and its problems freely available through its website and social media outlets.Communication
The Foundation has a rapidly growing database of ‘e-newsletter subscribers’ and a growing social media presence through its Facebook page.Research and development
The Sleep Health Foundation's newly developed research and development division, The Australian Sleep and Alertness Consortium (ASAC), explores research opportunities in the areas of occupational safety and healthcare, as well as road safety - building upon the outputs, expertise and legacy of the Alertness CRC.New website
The WorkAlert® website provides science-driven tips and knowledge to help conquer the challenges of staying alert in a busy world. It provides advice on how an employer or employee – can keep yourself and your workplace safe.
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