University of Victoria, Centre on Aging

Online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Contact Information
Mailing Address 4907 Chisholm St, Suite 210 
Delta, BC V4K 2K6
Office Phone 1.866.902.3767
Fax 1.604.940.2099
E-Mail bc@selfmanage.org
Website www.selfmanage.org/onlinebc
Volunteer Coordinator Gemma Fletcher, Program Coordinator; Phone: 1.866.902.3767; Email: bc@selfmanage.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/SelfManagementBC/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/SMPatUVic
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/SelfManagementBC
Description & Services
Service Details - Offers a FREE online, evidence-based, health education program that provides information, tools and practical skills on managing long-term health conditions 
- Increases the confidence and motivation people need to better manage the challenges of living with a chronic health condition 
- Participants log-on to the program website at their convenience, for 2-3 hours per week, in a safe and anonymous environment to give and receive support from others who are experiencing similar health issues 
- Programs are highly interactive and have 20-25 persons per group 
- Participants are provided with an accompanying resource text and resource materials at no cost  
- Family members and caretakers are also welcome to participate
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
- Workshops are offered on an ongoing basis throughout the year 
- Workshop assignment is conducted based on a first come-first served basis on the website 
- Plan to commit to all six sessions
How to Apply Please sign up online
Cost None
Location
Located In Community British Columbia
Other Details
Languages English
Established 2000
Former Name Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Self-Management (AFSMP) ; Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) ; Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) ; Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
Print Material Brochures and information sheets are available * please call toll free number for information