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Supported Self Management

Take Control is a self management programme (SMP) delivered by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Take Control programmes are delivered across Calderdale for people living with one or more long term health condition. Recent participants have included people with Chronic Pain, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, other neurological conditions,  heart conditions, Diabetes, ME, and respiratory conditions. 

Take Control programmes are available across Calderdale in various community venues including Todmodern, Hebden Bridge, Halifax and Brighouse. For further information please have a look at the flyer and the tabs below.

Take control of your long term condition flyer

What You Could Gain From Attending a Take Control Course

The course:

  • Should be enjoyable and helpful to you
  • Aims to increase your knowledge and understanding of your condition
  • Aims to build your knowledge, skills and confidence to manage your condition more effectively
  • Will give you the opportunity to problem solve with other people in similar situations
  • Has been proven to work by national research carried out on the behalf of The Health Foundation
  • Will give you the chance to learn about and use new tools and techniques
  • Gives you an approach to get the most out of your health appointments

How Courses are Delivered

The course is delivered:

  • In a relaxed and friendly environment with refreshments provided
  • Over one morning or afternoon per week for seven weeks
  • By an experienced health professional and a valued volunteer, who themselves are living with a long term condition
  • For a group of people with similar long term conditions
  • In a discussion based way without any physical activity

How to Book on a Course

The courses are for people living in Calderdale who have a long term health condition. They are run in Halifax, Brighouse, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden.

You can book directly on a Take Control course by telephoning 01422 224225.

Feedback From Previous Participants

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Useful Links

 

 

 Calderdale

 

 Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

 Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group

 Calderdale Council

 Gateway to Care

 

 

 Pain

 

 

 Pain Toolkit

 Arthritis UK

 

 

 Multiple Sclerosis

 

 

 MS Society

 NHS Choices

 

 

 

 Stroke

 

 The Stroke Association

 NHS Choices

 Survivors of Stroke (Better Living Service)

 

 

 Parkinson’s Disease

 

 

 Parkinson’s UK

 NHS Choices

 

 

 Diabetes

 

 

 Diabetes UK

 NHS Choices

 

 

 Heart Failure

 

 

 British Heart Foundation

 NHS Choices

 

 

 Emotional Impacts

 

 

 South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust

 Healthy Minds Calderdale

 

 

 CHFT Services

 

 

 Physiotherapy Outpatients

 Rheumatology

 Take Control of your Pain – Self Management Programme

 

Disclaimer: Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is not responsible for the content of the external websites listed. The links are provided for convenience purposes only.

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