What is a Healthy Lifestyle?

Ref: C2420443

An overview of what makes a healthy lifestyle for yourself and those you care for. An evaluation of the essentials of a healthy lifestyle including physical health & exercise; sleep; nutritional, mental, emotional, familial, environmental, social and spiritual aspects. Developing knowledge and skills to improve our own health and those we care for.

Course aim

To develop knowledge and understanding of aspects of health and wellbeing. To enable students to apply the knowledge and skills gained, to their own lives and those they care for.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • List factors for a healthy lifestyle.
  • Outline action that can be taken to develop a healthier lifestyle.
  • Describe aspects of sleep, exercise and nutrition that can be readily integrated into my life and those I care for.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A handout will be provided that contains notes on all the planned topics to be covered in the talk.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course information sheet

What is a Healthy Lifestyle?

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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