Self care, also known as self management, includes treatment of minor ailments through to becoming an 'expert patient' who partners closely with their healthcare team to maximise their wellbeing and reduce poor health arising from ongoing health conditions.
It doesn't matter what health condition(s) you have. There are some common skills and approaches anyone can learn that have been shown to make a difference. These include skills such as problem solving, monitoring and responding, goal setting, action planning, building your social support network and much more.
This section includes tips, groups, workbooks and self-management programmes that will help you get started or expand your skills and knowledge further.