East Health Trust - Primary health organisation

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Caring for our community

SELF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

East Health Trust PHO provides group self management education workshops for people with long term conditions and their families.  These are informative, practical sessions to help people manage their own health more effectively.

Six specifically designed courses are held by trained facilitators at East Health Trust PHO premises.  

 

Weight Self Management (LiveWell)

Facilitated by a registered nurse and registered dietitian.

Suitable for anyone 18 years and over with a BMI of 28 or more.

Duration of programme:  1.5 hours each week for 6 weeks

Programme covers:

 

Chronic Disease Self Management (Stanford)

This programme was developed by Stanford University, USA.

Suitable for people living with any long term health condition.

Duration of programme:  2.5 hours each week for 6 weeks

Programme covers:

 

Diabetes Self Management (Stanford)

This programme was developed by Stanford University, USA.

Suitable for any person with pre-diabetes or is living with diabetes (Type 1 or 2).

Duration of programme:  2.5 hours each week for 6 weeks

Programme covers:

 

Diabetes Self Management

Facilitated by a registered nurse, registered dietitian and includes input from a pharmacist.

Suitable for any person with pre-diabetes or is living with diabetes (Type 1 or 2).

Duration of programme:  2.5 hours each week for 6 weeks

Programme covers:

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Pain Self Management (Stanford)

This programme was developed by Stanford University, USA.

For people living with chronic pain lasting for more than 3 months.

Duration of programme:  2.5 hours each week for 6 weeks

Programme covers:

  

Quit Smoking Group (Smoking Cessation)

For anyone wanting group based support to quit smoking.

Duration of programme:  1 hour each week for 7 weeks

Programme covers:

 

 

If you are interested in any of these programmes first ask your East Health Trust PHO GP or Practice Nurse if you are eligible.