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Capabilities for supporting prevention and chronic condition self-management: a resource for educators of primary health care professionals
(Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2009)
The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, through the Australian Better Health Initiative (ABHI), determined that education and training of the existing and future health workforce was a key element in ...
A behavioural therapy approach to self-management: the Flinders Program
(International Diabetes Federation, 2009)
Chronic diseases, including diabetes, represent the most prevalent problem in healthcare today. They are the most common cause of disability and consume the largest part of health expenditures internationally. Most diabetes ...
Skills for person-centred care: health professionals supporting chronic condition prevention and self-management
With the growing burden of chronic conditions, and the sheer volume of expected demand for health services over the coming decades, it will become increasingly important for health service providers to work smarter and ...
The person's perspective of chronic condition self-management - time to shift from rhetoric to reality
(Health Issues Centre, 2008)
This article argues for greater understanding, acknowledgement and inclusion of the person’s perspective of chronic condition self-management as part of the development of health services. This is based on the belief that ...
The person's experience of chronic condition self-management: a collection of case studies
(Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit, 2008)
This collection of case studies provides lessons at many levels for students, health professionals, educators, people with chronic conditions, their carers, managers and health administrators. These case studies are written ...
'The needs of strangers': understanding social determinants of mental illness
(Social Alternatives, 2008)
This article explores the social determinants of mental illness in order to stimulate debate and advocate for improved services, and greater understanding and acceptance for people with serious mental illness in their ...