The HOPE programme - The Help To Overcome Problems Effectively

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(Last Updated On: July 31, 2019)

The Help to Overcome Problems Effectively (HOPE) programme supports people to explore ‘What’s important to me?’ The course supports you to focus on yourself as a person and to explore strategies to keep yourself well. Attending the course will boost your self-confidence and resilience to help you cope emotionally, psychologically and practically. The 6 week course is free to attend and each weekly session lasts for 2½ hours and is run by trained HOPE facilitators: health and social care professionals as well as volunteers living with a long term condition.

There are between 6 to 12 people on each course and time is spent in facilitated discussions, group activities, information sharing and ideas for you to try between each session.
You will find:

A warm, friendly atmosphere
Support when you need it

General small group discussions on topics such as:
Managing fatigue

Getting active
Feeling good

Goal setting
Gratitude diary

Managing stress
ommunication

Please see below all of our upcoming courses:

HOPE Programme for Women’s Wellbeing
Dates: 25th July-29th August 2019
Times: 2-4:30pm
Venue: Highweek Village Hall, Highweek Village, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1QG

HOPE Programme for Women Going Through The Menopause
Dates: 2nd September-7th October 2019
Times: 6-8:30pm
Venue: Quaker Meeting House, Foales Court, Off North Street, Ashburton, TQ13 7DU
HOPE Programme for the Health and Social Care Workforce
Dates: 11th September-16th October 2019
Times: 2-4:30pm
Venue: Belmont Court, Newton Road (next to the fire station), Torquay, TQ2 7AD
HOPE Programme for People Living with Diabetes
Dates: 16th September-21st October 2019
Times: 6:30-9pm
Venue: Room 1AB, Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA

HOPE for People Living with Anxiety/Depression
Dates: 24th September-29th October 2019
Times: 6-8:30pm
Venue: St. Sidwell’s Community Centre, Sidwell Street, Exeter, EX4 6NN

HOPE Programme Aimed for Individuals Living with a Neurological Condition (MS, Epilepsy, Stroke etc.)
Dates: 25th September-30th October 2019
Times: 10am-12:30pm
Venue: Room 4, Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA
HOPE Programme for People Living with a Rheumatology Condition
Dates: 2nd October-6th November 2019
Times: 10am-12:30pm
Venue: Room 3, TAIRU, Level 3, Women’s Health, Torbay Hospital, Lawes Bridge, TQ2 7AA

HOPE Programme for DCC and CCG Staff
Dates: 7th November-12th December 2019
Times: 2:30-5pm
Venue: Potter Room, Coaver Club, County Hall, Matford Lane, Exeter, EX2 4PS

To book your place on the course please fill out the registration form on the HOPE website: https://www.torbayandsouthdevon.nhs.uk/services/hope-programme/book-onto-a-hope-course/ or ring 01803 210493.

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