What is sustainability?

Sustainability is a community’s ongoing capacity and resolve to work together to establish, advance, and maintain support for people with chronic conditions to improve health and quality of life through self-management skills.

In order to to continue to provide high-quality self-management services and programs over the long-term, it’s necessary to plan for sustainability.

Program Sustainability Assessment Report

The free online Program Sustainability Assessment Tool at www.sustaintool.org/assess allows you to:

  • Rate your program across the 8 sustainability domains.
  • View an automated summary Sustainability Report of your results.
Develop a Sustainability Action Plan Next!

Develop your Sustainability Action plan at www.sustaintool.org/plan-for-sustainability/#develop-an-action-plan. Assemble your planning team, review your mission and purpose, review your Sustainability Assessment Tool Report, prioritize the area(s) of sustainability capacity to address first, and then take action!

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