Self Management Strategies and Tools

What is Self-Management? Self-Management

Self-management is having and demonstrating knowledge, skill, confidence, judgment and appropriate behaviour(s) in order to live well and participate actively with health care providers in the management of one’s overall health.  In addition to education and skill development, self-management includes goal setting, developing action plans, deciding how to overcome barriers and monitoring progress to achieve personal goals. Self-management supports are those programs, services, tools or resources which aid individuals to self manage as described above.