Chronic Disease Self Management Program

The Param CARE Foundation promotes strategies and activities to raise awareness on health maintenance and disease prevention, in a culturally sensitive manner. Healthy behavior among population, through social learning, and thereby get closer to build a healthier community and country is one of the goal of our foundation.

Chronic disease has been characterized as the public health challenges of the 21st century as per the commissioner of the N.J. Department of Health. New Jersey Chronic diseases like cardio vascular diseases, stroke, cancer, arthritis, asthma, diabetes, mental disorders etc. cannot be prevented by vaccination but can be controlled easily by following medication and evidence based self-management program. (CDSMP) Since chronic diseases puts a tremendous burden on individuals, families, communities and the country, because of its devastating effects, physically, mentally, socially and economically management of the chronic diseases are most important. It is proved that chronic diseases prevention and control helps people to live longer, healthier and quality of life.

ParamCARE Foundation is a licensed partner for Chronic Disease Self-Management program with the Division of Aging Services, Department of Human services, State of New Jersey, in the delivery of take control of Health at multi-site in New Jersey, self- management program (CDSMP) since 2014. We are included in the list of licensed partner’s agency and we comply with Stanford University’s requirements for CDSMP delivery and administration. Our master trainers are certified by Stanford University.

We have successfully conducted Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP).at ParamCARE Foundation site from July 26, 2016 to August 31, 2016. This program primarily focuses on healthy lifestyle and how to stay fit even if suffering from chronic disease.. Participants gained knowledge on self-management techniques such as action planning, relaxation, mind distraction, physical exercise, breathing techniques, healthy eating and weight management. Workshop participation certificate was awarded to each participant.

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