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Living Well with a Chronic Disease Workshop - Wellington


Prince Edward Family Health Team

12 Prince Edward Dr, Wellington, KOK 3L0






This is an event series. You may need to attend more than one date.

Cost: xxxx

Registration: Required

Free workshop on “Living Well with Chronic Disease” which will be held at The Sandbanks Medical Centre in Wellington. The Living Well with Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop Free workshop on “Living Well with Chronic Disease” which will be held at The Sandbanks Medical Centre in Wellington. The Living Well with Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop series licensed by Stanford University. It is given for two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks. 


Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders. There is a weekly focus on action planning and goal setting including the following: techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance; appropriate use of medications; communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals; nutrition; and how to evaluate new treatments. 

Appropriate candidates would include patients living with COPD, CHF, diabetes, asthma, depression (mild-moderate), or attending Cardiac Rehab.  Each participant in the workshop receives a copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions. Self-referrals are welcome.

Contact: Course information
Phone: 613-476-0400 Ext. 214
Email: courses@pefht.com

Event Tags:

Workshop + Chronic Disease