The online self-management program is for individuals across Ontario who are living with one or more chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, respiratory disease, kidney disease, chronic pain, cancer, or any type of long-term physical or mental health issue. Family, friends, and caregivers of someone who has a chronic condition are also welcome. Individuals looking to improve their overall health literacy will also greatly benefit from our online programs.
We currently offer three different types of online programs:
This interactive web based series is for those who are looking for support to optimally manage their health.
Each week you will make a plan that supports healthy changes that are important to YOU.
The sessions are designed to be practical, enjoyable, non -judgmental and accessible to a wide range of participants. The group will be sharing experiences and learning together; it is not about testing knowledge.
One session will be offered each week for four weeks.Each session is 1.5 hours in length. The sessions are led by a trained pair of facilitators. You will be part of a group of 8-10 people.
The sessions are free to attend and can be accessed remotely from any computer, tablet or mobile phone. You will need a phone to call the toll free number to join the sessions.
- Session 1: Plan for your health
- Session 2: Prepare for your medical appointment
- Session 3: Understanding your Medications
- Session 4: Understand your food labels
- Session 5: Understanding stress and sleep
Health Coaching is a FREE one-one web based support program to help you manage your conditions and get the most out of life. A coach provides support and guidance to help you make the healthy changes you want to work on such as managing your health condition(s) and its complications, finding helpful community resources and taking action to live a healthy life. Their expertise stems from their shared experience with chronic conditions.
Webinars are free and easy to access interactive sessions that are between 30-60 minutes in length and usually feature an expert guest speaker.These sessions are free to join and can be accessed remotely from any computer, tablet or mobile phone provided you have an internet connection. The webinars are offered monthly and will provide insight and education on different aspects of health. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and interact with our expert speakers at the end of each session.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ONLINE WORKSHOPS