Cardiac Health, Wellbeing and life style changes2023-11-16T08:39:24+10:00

Cardiac Health, Wellbeing and life style changes

The Information below will help you learn about ways to manage heart conditions.

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Wellbeing and Stress management

Presenter: Susan Marshall Senior Psychologist CCDT
Description: This presentation discusses wellbeing and managing stress in the context of a cardiac episode, it includes a relaxation activity and practical strategies.

Returning to meaningful activity

Presenter: Holly Lonergan Advanced Occupational Therapist CCDT
Description: This presentation covers topics such as returning to activity, strategies for managing symptoms, returning to driving, intimacy and sexual activity and travel.

Managing Lifestyle Changes with cardiac conditions

Presenter: Nicola Chapman Senior Social Worker CCDT
Description: This presentation discusses common lifestyle changes experienced as a result of a cardiac event including physical health, medications, health appointments, financial stress, reflection on values and own mortality, relationship changes and social roles.

Coronary Heart Disease: Moods & emotions

In this ‘Speaking From Experience’ video clip, participants explore the range of emotions they experienced following heart surgery. Many people experience a change in mood and/or personality after heart surgery. Patients may seem bad tempered or angry, or experience mood

Life After a Heart Attack

A heart attack can strike at any time, but by making key lifestyle changes you can help aid recovery, protect your heart and prevent further complications of heart disease. Find out more in this video clip.

Contact us

Open: Monday-Friday, 8.00am-4.30pm

North Lakes and Caboolture
Phone: (07) 3049 1291

Chermside and Nundah
Phone: (07) 3139 4139

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Phone: (07) 3646 6465

Chermside Heart Failure Rehabilitation
Phone: (07) 3139 5644

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

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