Chronic Disease Self-Management
Self-management services build skills, like problem-solving, goal setting, and decision making, to help manage health. Occupational therapists at UI Health facilitate the six-week Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop, open to all patients and their friends and family members. Research has shown that after completing this workshop, people have fewer days in the hospital and fewer outpatient and emergency room visits, in addition to reporting improved health, increased ability to participate in social activities, and more energy.
The workshop is offer a few times throughout the year and is free to the community. For more information or to enroll, please call 312.996.3701.