Living a Healthy Life with Long Term Conditions
Do you have a chronic health condition lasting six months or longer?
This free course is being conducted by ACT Health in partnership with SHOUT Inc. Carers and friends of people with chronic conditions are encouraged to attend the course. The course runs for six consecutive weeks, 2.5 hours per week.
The course includes topics such as symptom management, including pain, fatigue, anxiety, depression, shortness of breath and dealing with negative emotions. Other sessions include communicating with health providers, physical activity, healthy eating, action planning, problem solving and peer support.
The course leaders include a health professional and a person with a long-term condition who has completed leader training.
Gungahlin Community Health Centre
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6
Phillip Community Health Centre
May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1 and 8
To register for a FREE course please contact Community Health Intake on (02) 6207 9977 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 8am to 3:30pm Wednesdays (excluding public holidays).