Programme for people living with long term health conditions

Self Care Management Programmes (SCMPs) are available for adults living with a long-term health condition. The programme aims to improve your quality of life by giving you confidence, skills and information to help manage your long-term condition or caring role better on a daily basis.

Topics include:

  • Getting a good night’s sleep
  • Coping with difficult emotions/depression
  • Relaxation techniques and exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Communicating with friends and family and healthcare professionals
  • Dealing with pain and extreme tiredness

By taking part in a programme you will:

  • Gain/extend knowledge about how to live with your condition
  • Feel confident and more in control of your life
  • Manage your condition and treatment together with healthcare professionals
  • Be realistic about the impact of your condition on yourself and your family
  • Use your new skills and knowledge to improve your quality of life
  • Meet others who share similar experiences