Who is this for?

Residents aged 18 or over registered with a West Sussex GP who are in need of support to cope/manage with either or both of the following long term conditions:

  • Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
  • A cardiac condition
  • COPD

People living with these long term conditions and who may be anxious or low in mood.
Support is available  to help people adjust to a new diagnosis or at a later stage as the condition progresses.

What to expect

A friendly qualified team of speciaPage therapists and healthcare practitioners work with the person and their families and carers to achieve the outcomes the person identifies for example:

  • Making and sustaining healthy lifestyle changes
  • Compliance with medication
  • Overcoming fears anxieties and low mood  related to living with a long term condition
  • Reducing the impact of the condition on work, family life and other activities
  • Improved education and understanding of the condition and related symptoms.

Interventions include:

  • Phone consultations
  • One to one sessions
  • Group work

Referral to this service is via a  West Sussex GP or other healthcare professionals, or you can self refer.