About the Course
Take control of your health with a workshop designed to help Manitobans with ongoing health conditions. Others living with health issues who understand the challenges of managing symptoms, medications and health care needs, lead these workshops. Build your confidence to manage better through group support and discussion of topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, communication and pain management. Build your confidence to better manage your health with the support of others. Feel free to bring a friend, family member or other support to the sessions.
Get Better Together is a 6 week course based on a program model developed by the Patient Education Research Center and Stanford University. People who participated in the Stanford program reported fewer days spent in hospital, more healthy behaviours and overall better health status, with changes lasting well beyond the end of the program.
Get Better Together is suitable for people with a wide range of health conditions as an added support for: