Self Management Courses
Arthritis Care offers free workshops and courses to help people with arthritis learn how to cope with their condition and get the most out of life. They also provide courses to people with other long-term conditions, and run workshops to develop other people’s understanding of arthritis.
Address: Arthritis Care in Scotland
Unit 25A Anniesland Business Park
Glasgow G13 1EU
Telephone: 0141 954 7776
Chest Heart and Stroke Association Voices Scotland
The Voices Scotland programme, delivered by Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS), has built a national network of people affected by chest, heart and stroke conditions to help them have their say. Through free workshops and ongoing support individuals are be provided with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with the health and social care services to help plan new and better services.
Address: Voices Scotland Lead
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland
9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh EH12 5EZ
Telephone: 0131 225 6963 Advice Line Nurses 0808 801 0899
Pain Association Scotland’s Living with Pain Programme
Pain Association Scotland has pioneered the development and delivery of self-management training for burdened with chronic pain. Their service is specifically designed to target those in the community who are affected by long term (chronic painful) conditions. They continue to address the non-medical issues, in particular the disabling effects of chronic pain which impact on people’s lives.
Address: Pain Association Scotland
Suite D, Moncrieffe Business Centre
Perth PH2 8DG
Telephone: 0800 783 6059
Self Management UK
Self Management UK the leading self management organisation in the UK work with patients and carers to help them manage the day to day impact of living with a long-term condition. They provide the tools, skills and support needed to improve wellbeing. Learning about self management gives confidence to manage one’s own health and puts the individual in control of their condition. Self management courses are delivered in local community venues as well as online. There is also an online patient community and social media sites where you can learn more about what they do and get support from other people living with long-term conditions.
1A Trident Business Park, Warrington Road, Birchwood, WA3 6AX
32-36 Loman Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0EH
Telephone: 03333 445 840