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Spring/Summer Living Well workshops up and running

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Spring/Summer Living Well workshops up and running

By 22nd February 2023No Comments

The Living Well Programme is now up and running for Spring and Summer 2023.

This free group self-management programme is aimed to help people over 18 years manage their long-term health conditions and improve their well-being. It is also open to those caring for someone with a long-term health condition.

Anyone with any chronic illness such as diabetes, arthritis, COPD, cardiac illness, anxiety, etc. can benefit from these workshops. The programme may also be a help for people living with long-Covid.

The programme teaches participants the skills and confidence to help them self management and live with their condition.

These skills include:

  • Setting goals to make changes in your life;
  • Making plans to achieve those goals;
  • Problem solving;
  • Managing your medication;
  • Coping with difficult emotions, low moods and feelings of depression;
  • Managing pain, fatigue and sleep problems;
  • Communicating well with family, friends and healthcare teams

These skills become the toolkit for better health.

The programme is comprised of one 2.5 hour workshop every week for six weeks.

The workshops are relaxed and friendly and can be undertaken in person or online.

They are facilitated by trained leaders including many who are living with long-term health conditions themselves.

See the accompanying visual for the Spring/Summer Living Well Programme schedule.

Anyone interested in joining any of the Living Well courses in the coming months should contact Liam Gildea on 086 014 2675 or email  

For information on general health supports and services in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon please click HERE.


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