Heart @ Home Challenge Week 4

 
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Today marks WEEK FOUR of our Heart@Home campaign! This week we are focusing on quality of life.


Heart @ Home goal #4

TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO REFLECT ON YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE USING THE ‘RATE MY HEALTH’ TOOL.

Steps:

  1. Log into Heart Failure Health Storylines

  2. Click the ‘Rate my Health’ tool on the home screen

  3. Answer the questions and reflection on your quality of life

*If you do not see the ‘Rate my Health’ tool on your screen, simply go to the ‘Tool Library’ to add the tool to your home screen*


Often times we are so busy trying to keep up with our day-to-day tasks that we forget to step back and take a look at the big picture.  Do you ever take the time to think about your overall quality of life?  In other words, how satisfied are you with your life?


Taking the time to reflect on your quality of life is especially important if you have been diagnosed with Heart Failure because it will ensure that you are making yourself a priority. Reflecting on your quality of life will help you to identify what is going well versus what is not.  Once you identify any areas of concern, you can work on them with your loved ones and/or your health care team using the Circle of Support.

To make it easy for you, we created a new tool called 'Rate my Health' which contains a few multiple choice questions to help you reflect upon various aspects of your well-being including physical, social, and emotional health.  Your responses are automatically stored for you so that you can track your progress over time.

Take care,
The Heart Failure Storylines Team

*Note it is important to seek help immediately and tell your doctor if you experience any alarming symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, profuse sweating, or a sudden change in weight (+/- 2 pounds in a day).*