This Local Enhanced Service agreement was developed to help NHS Ayrshire and Arran sustain self-management support.
This guide sets out the importance of supporting people with asthma to self-manage and includes specific guidance for commissioners and those developing services on how this can be done.
This document focuses on people who have long term physical health problems and describes how GPs and the other members of the primary health care team can support them to live their lives more comfortably with their condition.
It is intended that all patients and clinicians who read it can feel more conﬁdent about how to use Care Planning in their daily practice to achieve better health outcomes, improve the efﬁciency of working together and reduce ‘strain’ on the NHS and social services.
This change package was adapted from the smoking cessation intervention literature. It uses the 5 A’s – Assess, Advise, Agree, Assist, Arrange – to assist clinicians and others in guiding patients and families that are coping with chronic conditions to develop goals and action plans for behaviour change. The model contains suggestions for change in one-on-one encounters, at the clinical practice team level, and at the level of community policy.
This working party report emphasises the role of patients as key participants in their own care. It includes a number of tools, such as decision aids, to help hospital and community teams assess and plan management of acutely unwell patients.
Supporting people with long term conditions: commissioning personalised care planning – a guide for commissioners
This guide is intended to provide commissioners of health and social care services with information and support to embed personalised care planning in their localities.
This paper is an update of the paper previously published by the King's Fund in 2011. It argues that health care commissioners will need to deliver a sustainable system in the face of the most challenging financial and organisational environment seen in decades