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What is it?

The Living Well with a Long Term Condition Course is for people living with a long term physical health condition who would like to help themselves better manage their long term condition and wellbeing. The course is 5 sessions over 5 weeks, each session is 2.5 hours long. There are usually between 10-15 people who will attend.

Who is this suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone who lives with a long term condition who is interested in taking a more active approach in the self-management of their condition. We know that living with a long term condition can be challenging and stressful at times. This may be because the health condition itself can be demanding to manage and/or the condition may be having a significant impact upon many different aspects of life including routine activities, mood, energy, sleep and relationships.

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We hope this workshop will make a real practical difference in your day-to-day management of your condition and your psychological well-being. On this course you can expect to:

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Learn what it means to live with and manage your long term condition, for example, learn how to take a problem solving approach to overcome difficulties or manage your energy levels through pacing activities.

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Learn helpful ways to manage your psychological well-being.

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Meet and share learning with other people living with a long term condition.

When and where?

All of our courses run for 5 weeks with weekly sessions for 2.5 hours (with plenty of breaks). To get the most out of the course you are encouraged to attend all 6 sessions. We currently have courses beginning on each of the following dates;

St Georges Community Health Centre, Winter Street – 5pm-7.30pm

  • Tuesday 13th February 2018
  • Tuesday 24th April 2018
  • Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Fairlawns Medical Centre, Middlewood Road – 10am-12.30pm

  • Wednesday 4th April 2018
  • Wednesday 13th June 2018

Thorncliffe Leisure Centre, Pack Horse Lane – 10am-12.30pm

  • Wednesday 24th January 2018
  • Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Dovedale 2 Michael Carlisle Centre, Osbourne Road – 10am-12.30pm

  • Wednesday 9th May 2018

Woodseats Medical Centre – 10am-12.30pm

  • Wednesday 28th February 2018
  • Wednesday 18th July 2018

Sheffield Cathedral, Town Centre – 1.30pm – 4pm

  • Thursday 11th January 2018
  • Thursday 15th February 2018
  • Thursday 22nd March 2018
  • Thursday 26th April 2018
  • Thursday 31st May 2018
  • Thursday 5th July 2018

Fairlawns Medical Centre

Sheffield Cathedral, Town Centre

St George's Community Health Centre

Thorncliffe Health & Leisure Centre

Dovedale 2, Michael Carlisle Centre

Woodseats Medical Centre

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How do I access?

If you would like to attend a Living Well with a Long Term Condition course please choose one of the dates above and call 0114 271 6568 to book your free place.

There is also a range of advice and support available, through your GP, your consultant or you can call us to discuss other options available within the IAPT Health and Wellbeing team.

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