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New H.O.P.E Course for people living with cancer
Tuesday, 26th February 2019
The Live Well team will be delivering the next Macmillan HOPE course for 6 weeks at Plaistow Library Community Room, 79 North Street, Plaistow E13 9HL. The first session will commence on the 14th March 2019 (every Thursday 1:30pm – 4pm)
What is Hope?
H.O.P.E stands for Help Overcoming Problems Effectively and is a FREE self-management support course. The course aims to focus on rebuilding self-confidence and learning proactive ways for people to take control of their health and wellbeing. It is also a great way for people who are going through or have been through the cancer journey to meet.
How can the HOPE course benefit someone living with cancer?
Feel more able to support others and share your own experiences to help you feel less isolated
Feel reassured and able to recognise your own potential and enhance your happiness and quality of life
Feel more confident in dealing with emotional issues such as anxiety, anger, depression and uncertainty
Increase your ability to handle stressful situations
Discover how to use relaxation techniques to refresh your mind and body
Learn how to make plans and achieve goals that are important to you that can help you make changes for the better
Use the skills from the course to improve and help manage your life after cancer treatment
If you would like to attend the course, refer a patient or discuss a possible referral, please contact Genevieve Repino on 020 855 3220 firstname.lastname@example.org or Beverley John on 020 8655 3223 email@example.com