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Toolkits

We have toolkits available to support patients, carers and clinicians with:

  • Agenda setting
  • Goal setting
  • Managing setbacks
  • Problem solving
  • Wellness planning
  • Medication management
  • Symptom management e.g. positions for breathlessness
  • Communicating with health care professionals
  • Understanding my condition
  • Pacing
  • Relationships with friends and family
  • Personal health plan
  • Agenda setting
  • Goal setting

I want to integrate self management support into the way my team works with patients

We work with clinical and service delivery teams to find ways to adapt existing practices so that these approaches are incorporated into everyday practice e.g. the use of personal health planning, collaborative agenda setting, supported action planning, goal setting and follow up

Self management skills training

We develop and deliver self management skills training and support for patients, carers and clinicians. We can provide a consultancy service available on a local/regional and national basis.

What works well?

Do you need help with evaluation? We research and evaluate the impact of the innovations we introduce for patient care, quality of life and health economics and assessing their transferability to other areas.

What do I need to know about SMS as a commissioner?

We support commissioners to understand the role of self management as part of the QIPP agenda and to embed SMS within their domains