A free self-management course for adults living with long term health conditions – physical and/or mental – to learn the skills of self-management of a long term health condition. The courses are led by volunteer tutors, all of whom have long term conditions and are therefore have lived experience of the common problems faced by participants, and how to manage them. The courses run online with around 10 participants over 6 weeks, with regular weekly sessions of 2 hours. When it is safe to resume face to face contact the courses will start in the community again.
The online ‘Living Well’ course could help you. Our peer-led group courses give you the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques to better manage your condition, topics include:
Goal setting & problem solving
Getting a good night’s sleep
Using your mind – relaxation, distraction and positive thinking
Accessing NHS services and working with your healthcare team