Chapter 9. Self-Care and Patient Outcomes

  1. Janet Snoddon MSc, BA, SRN, SCM, DN Deputy Director

Published Online: 14 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319866.ch9

Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses

Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses

How to Cite

Snoddon, J. (2010) Self-Care and Patient Outcomes, in Case Management of Long-Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319866.ch9

Author Information

  1. Corporate Performance & Standards, NHS Sefton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180054

Online ISBN: 9781444319866

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Keywords:

  • self-care and patient outcomes;
  • National Health Service (NHS) and passive nature of patients;
  • policy of self-responsibility, care and management and Choosing Health agenda in NHS;
  • self-care, as part of every persons' daily life;
  • Expert Patient Programme (EPP);
  • ‘Putting people first’ - expectation for adult social services;
  • self-care outlined in ‘Common core principles to support self care’;
  • National Primary Care Research and Development Centre - ‘The WISE approach to self-management’;
  • information and technology for self-care;
  • provision of information - key ways engaging patients' support for self-care/management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is self-care?

  • Self-care and practitioners

  • Systems for self-care

  • Expert Patient Programme

  • Effectiveness of self-care programmes

  • Promoting self-care: staff role

  • Self-care: models

  • Self-care: the evidence base

  • Using information and technology for self-care

  • How do we engage patients in self-care?

  • Conclusions

  • References