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Title Working with self-management courses : the thoughts of participants, planners, and policy-makers / edited by F. Roy Jones
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents UK origins and arguments / F. Roy Jones -- The ideas and health context where self-management emerged / Jennifer Newbould -- Participants views -- Advanced journeys into self-management / Barbara Hogg -- The principles of lay leadership / Jean Thompson -- Delivering courses now -- The value of self-management : retrieving a sense of self : the loss and reconstruction of a life / Patrick Hill and Mike Osborn -- Self-management and government policy / David Colin-Thomé -- The business case for lay-led self-management / Keith Hawley -- Implementing the pilot EPP : an interview with Ayesha Dost -- Self-management and patient & public involvement : an interview with Bob Sang -- The expert patients programme : community interest company : the future / Simon Knighton -- Co-creating health : transforming health care systems : an interview with Natalie Grazin -- Three bodies of the UK research -- Hard talk : what do we really know about benefits and value of self-management course provision? / David G. Taylor -- Which way is forward? / F. Roy Jones
Summary "This book explores how self-management has become valued within the NHS and local communities, and also airs the arguments about the importance of lay leadership. It is the first book to bring together those who have been instrumental in developing these courses, and to assess the value they hold for the different groups directly involved in them (participants, course trainers, staff), and those they will affect indirectly (GPs, nurses, policy makers, commissioners). In this book, personal experiences and accounts of the excitement in designing new work are set alongside reflections on what happens to people attending these courses, and deliberation of radical questions about the need for resilient communities. Research reports are examined, raising considerations for policy makers and local agencies, both voluntary and statutory. Finally, questions about the future direction and links to local communities are explored."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Patient education -- Great Britain.
Patient education.
Self-care, Health.
Patient Education as Topic.
Patient Participation.
Self Care -- methods.
United Kingdom.
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, F. Roy.
ISBN 0191575445 (electronic bk.)
9780191575440 (electronic bk.)