Managing Chronic Fatigue Workshops

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This workshop is intended for anyone who is experiencing prolonged/chronic fatigue. Fatigue can occur because of chronic fatigue syndrome or can often accompany other health conditions such as fibromyalgia, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer etc. The aim of the workshop is to provide practical advice on management strategies to optimise your energy levels and help you get the most out of every day.

The programme of workshops will be delivered over 4 weeks with a workshop lasting 60 minutes each week for the 4 weeks. 

Overview

This programme aims to provide practical advice on how to optimise your energy levels when you are experiencing chronic fatigue. The following topics will be covered each week:

Week 1:

Week one will focus on developing your understanding of chronic fatigue and the health conditions that can be associated with it. We will also introduce the fatigue management principles that we will be exploring throughout the programme.

Week 2:

Week two will begin to focus on specific fatigue management strategies. During this week’s session, we will cover energy conservation strategies in detail. We will also include some tips on how to reduce mental fatigue in daily life.

Week 3:

Week three continues to build your knowledge around fatigue management strategies. This week we will explore managing stress and maximising your sleep to optimise your energy levels.

Week 4:

Week four concludes our fatigue management programme, with a very practical focus; exploring ways to adapt your daily life activities and your environment to optimise your energy levels. We will also briefly explore general healthy living advice to maximise your energy.  

Programme Lead

 Kimberley Clarke, Occupational Therapist, Strive Clinic Galway

Kimberley Clarke, Occupational Therapist, Strive Clinic Galway

This programme of workshops will be delivered by Kimberley Clarke, Occupational Therapist at Strive Clinic Galway. 

 

Cost

€90 for total course of four workshops, each lasting 60 minutes.

 

Dates

Workshops will commence at 1pm each day in Strive Clinic, Level 2, Briarhill Shopping Centre, Galway.

Week 1 - January 29th 

Week 2 - February 5th 

Week 3 - February 12th 

Week 4 - February 19th

This programme is designed for attendance at all four workshops.

 

How to book

 Spaces are limited on this programme so early booking is essential. Please call Strive Clinic on 091 393 180 to reserve your space.