Why Self-Management is Important


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The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care continues to help improve the lives of people living with chronic disease by offering several FREE self-management programs:

Healthy Change workshops continue to help improve the lives of people living with chronic disease.

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All Self-Management workshops are currently suspended. Click here for details.

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Attention Health Care Professionals

You can develop your own skills for supporting self-management through attending a free workshop called “Choices & Changes”, developed by the Institute for Healthcare Communication.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops Suspended

We are taking the necessary precautions and suspending all Self-Management Workshops in an effort to do our part in protecting you and our peer leaders.

How much do the programs cost?

There is no cost to participate in any of these self-management programs and the patient does not need a referral from a doctor or health care professional. Some people are referred to the program by their health care professional but self-referrals are also encouraged.

Roughly half of Canadians live with a chronic health condition.

Approximately half of Canadians are living with a chronic health condition. Because of this staggering volume, it is evident that self-management will be necessary to keep people healthier and living independently in their own homes longer.