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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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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. All of our ‘Living well With a Long-Term Condition’ sessions are held at the Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield, S1 1HA. We currently have courses beginning on the following dates: 

  • Tuesday 22nd January 2019 – 1:30-4pm
  • Tuesday 12th March 2019 – 1:30-4pm 
  • Tuesday 30th April 2019 – 1:30-4pm 
  • Tuesday 18th June 2019 – 1:30-4pm 
  • Tuesday 6th August 2019 – 1:30-4pm 
  • Tuesday 24th September 2019 – 1:30-4pm 
  • Tuesday 12th November 2019 – 1:30-4pm 

Sheffield Cathedral, Town Centre

St George's Community Health Centre

Dovedale 2, Michael Carlisle Centre

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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.

How do I access?

If you would like to attend a Living Well with a Long Term Condition course please use the ‘Book Now’ link below or call us on 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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