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Self-management programme

Self-Management Programme

These are courses for adults who live or work in Dudley borough or have a Dudley GP. The courses are for people with long-term health condition such as:

  • Type 1 Diabetes, arthritis, COPD, osteoporosis, pain conditions, heart problems, depression and anxiety and many more.


There are also specific courses available for adults who:

  • have a caring responsibility
  • have type 2 diabetes
  • have a long-term health condition and bereaved

All courses are FREE and run for 2.5 hours per week for six weeks. Groups offered are available in community venues, online, and a 1-hour telephone option.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Dealing with pain and extreme tiredness
  • Dealing with difficult emotions
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Healthy eating and physical activity
  • Communication with family, friends and healthcare professionals
  • Planning for the future

 By taking part in a programme you will:

  • Learn new skills to help manage your health condition and improve your quality of life
  • Develop confidence in the daily management of your specific condition
  • Meet others and share similar experiences
  • Learn how to develop more effective relationships with healthcare professionals
  • Be realistic about the impact of your condition on yourself and your family
  • Plan for the future

For more information or to book a place contact Dudley Empowerment Partnership.

Email: smp@dudleycabx.org

Phone: 07976637404 and leave a message with your name and number.

Booking is essential.