The purpose of this package is to support you to improve the inclusion of people with chronic disease in community activities in your local area. It contains information and resources to help you to plan, deliver and evaluate educational activities with your local community. The first section details the aim, rationale and background for the development of this package. The overall aim of this package is to educate community group leaders about chronic disease issues. Community leaders equipped with such knowledge will be better able to support people with chronic disease to manage their conditions while encouraging their participation in community group activities.