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The Self-Management Programs Network allows patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers to access information about self-management programs in Southwestern Ontario. Programs are provided by Southwest Self-Management, Waterloo-Wellington Self-Management, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Self-Management, and Erie-St. Clair Self-Management.

What are self-management programs?

 

Self-management programs are designed to provide you with tools to help you confidently manage your health condition and improve your quality of life, and how to support someone you care about with their health condition. Healthcare Providers also have access to workshops that promote working in partnership with patients and caregivers. Programming is free and available for anyone 18 years and older in Southwestern Ontario.

Using the BRAIN to Make Decisions
 
This workshop is designed for everyday people, caregivers and patients who must make health related decisions for themselves or for someone else.
I am a: Patient, Caregiver
Day of Week: Monday
Program Type: Wellbeing
Time of Day: Afternoon

Start Time: 01:00 PM
Start Date: May 06 2024
End Date: May 06 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Skills of Wellbeing
 
People often think about wellness in terms of physical health - nutrition, exercise, weight management...but it is so much more. Wellness is a holistic integration of mental, physical, and spiritual well-being, fueling the body, engaging the mind, and nurturing the spirit.
I am a: Patient, Caregiver, Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Thursday
Program Type: Wellbeing
Time of Day: Morning

Start Time: 10:00 AM
Start Date: May 09 2024
End Date: May 09 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You
 
If you answer yes to any of these questions you will benefit from this workshop:
Do you have diabetes or care for someone who does?
Do you have anything tingling or numbness in your feet?
Is the shape of your feet changing?
Do you have sore or blisters on your feet?
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Diabetes
Time of Day: Afternoon

Start Time: 01:31 PM
Start Date: May 22 2024
End Date: May 22 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
If you answer yes to any of these questions you will benefit from this workshop:
Do you have diabetes or care for someone who does?
Do you have anything tingling or numbness in your feet?
Is the shape of your feet changing?
Do you have sore or blisters on your feet?
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Monday
Program Type: Diabetes
Time of Day: Afternoon

Start Time: 12:30 PM
Start Date: May 27 2024
End Date: May 27 2024

In Person/Virtual: In-Person
Master Your Health - Diabetes Education Series
 
Do you live with Diabetes or know someone who does?
JOIN US...and learn to take control of your health.
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Diabetes
Time of Day: Morning

Start Time: 09:30 AM
Start Date: May 29 2024
End Date: July 03 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Master Your Health - Diabetes Education Series
 
Do you live with Diabetes or know someone who does?
JOIN US...and learn to take control of your health.
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Diabetes
Time of Day: Morning

Start Time: 09:30 AM
Start Date: May 29 2024
End Date: July 03 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Master Your Health Chronic Conditions
 
Do you live with a Chronic Condition or know someone who does?
(asthma, heart disease, high cholesterol, COPD, high blood pressure, cancer etc.)
JOIN US...and learn to take control of your health.
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Tuesday
Program Type: Chronic Disease
Time of Day: Morning

Start Time: 10:30 AM
Start Date: June 04 2024
End Date: July 09 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Dial It Down- Relaxation and Stress Management-- 5- Week Series
 
This program helps you develop strong skills in releasing body tension, calming and focusing the mind.
I am a:
Day of Week: Tuesday
Program Type: Wellbeing
Time of Day: Evening

Start Time: 07:00 PM
Start Date: June 04 2024
End Date: July 02 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Relaxation Techniques
 
Learn skills to help unwind from stress.
I am a: Patient, Caregiver
Day of Week: Thursday
Program Type: Wellbeing
Time of Day: Afternoon

Start Time: 12:00 PM
Start Date: June 06 2024
End Date: June 06 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Empathy Effect - Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes
 
This fast-paced, highly interactive workshop combines opportunities for self-reflection and practical skill-building, for fostering equity in healthcare through consistent patient-centeredness, enhancing the healthcare professional’s ability to convey empathy and build trusting relationships.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Tuesday
Program Type: Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes
Time of Day: Morning

Start Time: 09:30 AM
Start Date: June 18 2024
End Date: June 25 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Brief Action Planning
 
Brief Action Planning (BAP) is based on the premise that motivation comes from within the person. The clinician’s role is to guide people toward creating their own plans, adjusting support as needed, and always seeking to build confidence in those they work with.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Thursday
Program Type: Brief Action Planning
Time of Day: Morning

Start Time: 09:00 AM
Start Date: June 20 2024
End Date: June 20 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online
Master Your Health - Chronic Pain
 
Do you live with Chronic Pain or know someone who does?
(tension headaches/migraines, arthritis, fibromyalgia, back pain, pelvic pain, endometriosis, sciatica, shingles etc.)
JOIN US...and learn to take control of your health.
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Chronic Pain
Time of Day: Afternoon

Start Time: 01:00 PM
Start Date: July 03 2024
End Date: August 07 2024

In Person/Virtual: Online

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