A unique partnership project has been created in the north to make the region a healthier place to live and work.
The North East Better Health at Work Award recognises the efforts of local employers in addressing health issues within the workplace.
Bluebird Care (Northumberland South), who promote healthy lifestyles, are the only domiciliary care provider to have completed this award.
Director of Bluebird Care, Wah Akram, said: “By completing this award it has helped us reap the rewards of encouraging a healthy workforce.
“Promoting a healthy workplace has considerable benefits for employers and can lead to decreased absenteeism, increased productivity and improved performance.”