HSE launches Living Well – an evidence-based free online programme supporting people with Long-Term Health Conditions during Covid-19
The HSE National Self-Management Support team is today officially launching Living Well a programme for adults with long-term health conditions. Living Well supports people to develop practical skills and confidence so they can manage their health condition better and make changes for a healthier life. Examples of long-term health conditions include asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart conditions, stroke, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, depression and chronic pain.
- It is a free group programme which runs online for six weeks. There is one workshop per week which lasts 2.5 hours
- Workshops are delivered in a relaxed and friendly way so that all participants can learn from each other. There are a maximum of 12 people in a programme
- Two trained facilitators run the workshops each week. At least one of the facilitators lives with a long-term health condition themselves
To hear more about the programme click here: https://youtu.be/YxQeEFG27ic
This programme is particularly helpful in supporting people who are finding it difficult to cope with, or manage their long-term health condition. Healthcare professionals can direct people with long-term health conditions to their local Living Well team. Details available on www.hse.ie/LivingWell.
Living Well is a Self–management Resource Centre (SMRC) evidence based Self-management Programme originally developed at Stanford University
This project has received funding from the Government of Ireland’s Slaintecare Integration Fund 2019 under grant agreements 38, 78, 185, 219, 413, 418
For information about the Irish Kidney Association’s own Living Well Programme, visit our Counselling page here: www.ika.ie/counselling.