Working with Self-Management Courses: The thoughts of participants, planners and policy makers

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The management of chronic disease and the contribution patients make to their own care is attracting widespread attention, nationally and internationally. A range of self-management courses have been developed by Kate Lorig and her team at Stanford University's Medical School since the early1980s, and these have now been implemented throughout the UK. Designed for people with long-term health conditions, they are delivered by hundreds of agencies worldwide, and differentiate the concept of disease management (to be done by a health care professional) from the individual's management oflife with a long-term condition (self-management).This book explores how this work became important to the NHS and airs the arguments about the importance of lay leadership. It brings together those who have been instrumental in developing these courses, and assesses the value they hold for the different groups involved directly in them(participants, course trainers, staff), and those it will affect indirectly (GPs, nurses, policy makers, commissioners). The reader will find personal experience and accounts of the excitement in designing new work. Reflection on what happens to people attending courses is set alongsideconsideration of radical questions about the need for resilient communities. Next, the research reports are followed by considerations for policy makers and local agencies, voluntary and statutory. Finally, questions about the future direction and links to local communities are raised.

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The management of chronic disease and the contribution patients make to their own care is attracting widespread attention, nationally and internationally. A range of self-management courses have been developed by Kate Lorig and her team at Stanford University's Medical School since the early1980s, and these have now been implemented th...

Roy Jones led the team that introduced Stanford's Arthritis Self Management Programme to the UK, as Director of Services at Arthritis Care. Between 1993 and 2000 the programme grew extensively and was piloted in the NHS after the adoption of the Expert Patients report in 2001. Roy served on the DoH Task Force and the DoH Implementatio...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:194 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:March 17, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Foreword: Interview with Professor Kate Lorig1. F. Roy Jones: UK origins and arguments2. Jennifer Newbould: The ideas and health context where self-management emerged3. Participants views:Carol McNaughton: Scottish LowlandsChristine E. A. Cupid: Tower HamletsA course tutor: The Christie, Manchester4. Advanced journeys into self-management:Barbara Hogg: A personal journeyAndrew Turner: The HOPE courseKathy Hawley: Developing the staying positive programme for adolescents5. Jean Thompson MBE: The principles of lay leadership6. Delivering courses now:Jim Phillips: Looking at the Expert Patients ProgrammeAngela Donaldson: The programme in ScotlandElizabeth Bayliss: Why we chose to get involved with self-management in Tower HamletsPhil Baker: Still questions after 15 years of experienceIan McNeil: The online opportunityJane Cooper: Maintaining standards7. Dr Patrick Hill and Dr Mike Osborn: The value of self-management: retrieving a sense of self: the loss and reconstruction of a life8. Professor Dr David Colin-Thome OBE: Self-management and government policy9. Keith Hawley MA: The business case for lay-led self-management10. An interview with Ayesha Dost: Implementing the pilot EPP11. Bob Sang (an interview with): Self-management and public and patient involvement12. Simon Knighton: The Expert Patient Programme community interest company: the future13. Natalie Grazin (an interview with): Co-creating health: transforming healthcare systems14. Three bodies of UK research:Julie Barlow: Coventry University Applied Research CentreAnne Kennedy: The National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, ManchesterLouise Wallace: Learning from co-creating health15. David G. Taylor: What do we really know about benefits and value?16. F. Roy Jones: Which way is forward?