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Self management strategies: Coaching the coaches

Friyana Bhabha

Many self care coaches have no formal training. Does coaching the coaches improve performance?

Take Home Messages: Management of long term or chronic medical conditions often requires treatment from a doctor or other health care provider.  However, the patient’s self-care often has a greater impact on the outcome.  Improved self-management of chronic health conditions helps reduce disability. One way of achieving this is through the use of health ‘coaches’ who assist the person understand and manage their heal...

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