Role of peer organisations in self-management support

Insights from Norway on the co-creating self-management support with peer organisations. The competence of peers is imperative and programs like Stanford’s CDSMP are important stepping-stones to move on to new ways of patient empowerment.

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Looking back at Careum Congress 2014

Patient engagement was a key topic at the Careum Congress 2014 and 2nd ENOPE conference. It can happen and is expected for health policy decision making. Health professionals should be supported to empower patients and significant other. A focus on vulnerable and hard to reach groups is needed. Co-designing care using bottom-up strategies are more promising than top-down approaches.

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Das war der Careum Congress 2014

Am Careum Congress 2014 war Patientenbeteiligung das grosse Thema. Partizipation in der Politik ist möglich und wird gefordert. Fachpersonen müssen mehr unterstützt werden, um Patienten zu empowern. Vulnerable Gruppen gilt es im Blick zu behalten. Bottom-up Ansätze besser als top-down.

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