Managing The Challenge

A self-management programme that teaches skills to manage all aspects of living with a long term health condition.

Self management entails both a positive mental attitude and positive actions that help you get on with living your life the way you want to. It involves knowing when to recognize the limitations that your condition has put in your life and meeting the challenge of living your life to the full in spite of them. The programme was developed in Stanford University in the USA by people with long term conditions for people with long term conditions.

Learning to manage your condition will significantly improve your quality of life. The “Managing the Challenge” of living with a long term condition course will teach you skills to manage all aspects of life with a long term condition.

It is a course that will help you manage your condition more effectively. It will enable you to deal with pain, fatigue, anxiety and stress by giving you helpful techniques such as; exercise, relaxation, action planning, problem solving, better breathing techniques and by sharing experiences with others.

 

It is funded by the Western Health & Social Care Trust under license from Stanford University and it is managed and coordinated by AMH supported by the Long Term Conditions Alliance Northern Ireland.

There is no cost for the training it is free to anyone that has a long term health condition and is interested in learning new skills in self managing.

The courses run throughout the Western Health & Social Care Trust Area from Limavady borough council area, Derry city council area, Strabane district council area, Omagh borough council area, and Fermanagh district council area.

Expression of Interest form

Health Professional Referral Form

Managing the Challenge Leaflet

 

 

 

 

Managing The Challenge

It is a course that was developed in Stanford University in the USA by people with long term conditions for people with long term conditions.


Contact Details

Programme Coordinator

Brenda Burns

AMH New Horizons Fermanagh
7 Cherrymount Road, Drumcoo, Enniskillen, BT74 4GN

T: 028 6632 3630
M: 07545206367
E: mtc@amh.org.uk

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Personal Training to Manage Long Term Conditions

Who is it for?

Free to anyone over 18 years old with a health condition

Location?

Western Health & Social Care Trust Area

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A self-management programme that teaches skills to manage all aspects of living with a long term health condition.


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