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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Living improvements for everyone (LIFE)

 

Overview

The Living improvements for everyone (LIFE) program was developed by staff from the University of South Australia and Spencer Gulf Rural Health School with the assistance of Port Augusta Elders, from an extensively evaluated chronic disease self-management tool and training package from Stanford University, USA. LIFE also incorporates the 'Flinders Model' of chronic condition self-management support, developed at Flinders University, South Australia (SA).

The program is delivered by two facilitators to a group of community members once a week for six weeks. Attendees are provided with the tools and techniques to better self-manage their condition.

The workshop covers topic such as:

This program is currently being promoted by organisations related to Indigenous health in Western Australia (WA).

Abstract adapted from Bentley-Armadale Medicare Local

Contacts

Bentley-Armadale Medicare Local
Unit 4 1140 Albany Highway
Bentley WA 6102
Ph: (08) 9458 0505
Email: admin@baml.com.au

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Last updated: 28 August 2013
 
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