Chronic Disease Self-Management Support Model of Care
|Geoff has an unhealthy lifestyle and a family history of diabetes||Geoff has chest pain and is taken to hospital. Type 2 diabetes is confirmed||Geoff is offered self management support and options||The GP also supports Geoff as he learns to self manage this diabetes||The Diabetes Clinic helps Geoff understand how to live well with his chronic disease||Geoff self-manages and is active and well|
Implementing a Chronic Disease Self-Management Model of Care empowers and adds confidence to individuals with chronic disease, their carers and family who actively participate in managing their conditions.
- Improvements in outcomes of chronic disease prevention and management programs strategies can lead to significant health benefits including;
- Reduced prevalence - healthier population through greater success in preventing and delaying onset and progression of chronic disease and its complications.
- Reduced hospital emergency department visits and hospital admissions
- Reduced lengths of stay in hospital
- Few unscheduled visits to GPs, specialist and other health service providers.
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Implementing the Chronic Disease Self-Management Support Model of Care
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Contact - to find out more about the Chronic Disease Self-Management Support Model of Care
Principal Project Officer
Health Services Performance Improvement Branch, NSW Health
Phone: 02 9391 5903