California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF)http://www.chcf.org
This foundation is a resource for videos and tool kits designed to encourage self-management. "Coaching Patients for Successful Self-Management"; "Techniques for Effective Patient Self-Management: and "Helping Patients Manage Their Chronic Conditions" can be accessed through their home page
The video includes two topics: using the action planning process to support healthy behavior change, and ensuring patients are taking their medications appropriately. In both cases, patients are coached on the skills they need to become active participants in their own care. Coaching can be done by clinicians or other provider team members.
Techniques for Effective Patient Self-Management.
This CHCF video provides strategies and tools that busy clinicians can use to help patients adopt healthy behaviors.
Sharing the Care: The Role of Family in Chronic Illness
This report draws together a broad range of research findings, case studies, and resources to assist patients, their families, and health care providers to maximize the benefits of family involvement in chronic care support.
This organization is an independent charity in the UK working to continuously improve the quality of healthcare. The website has resources on self-management support.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
This website features emerging content in self-management support, including: how to improve, measures, tools and literature.
Integrating Self-Management Support into the Clinical Setting: Practical Tips
Navigating Self-Management: A Practical Approach to Implementation for Australian Health Care Agencies
This powerpoint presentation by Dr. Patrick McGowan of the University of Victoria discusses the integration of self-management support (November 2015).
This document provides guidance on embedding self-management in an agency. It includes the following topics: how to change clinical practice, how to implement self-management, leadership, and an evaluation plan to assess outcomes of self-management service.
Registered Nurses Association of OntarioStrategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic Conditions: Collaboration with Clients Best Practice Guidelines
The purpose of this guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations for Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses across the continuum of care in self-management support. These recommendations identify strategies and interventions that enhance an individual’s ability to manage their chronic health condition.
Self-Management Toolkit – a Resource for Healthcare Providers (Ontario)(Developed with the support of the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
This web site is based on the manual by Gina Tomaszewski and Christina O'Callaghan - Self- Management in Theory and Practice: A Guide for Healthcare Providers. It is a comprehensive manuscript on the state of the art of self-management support. Many of the tools and resources from the manual are available throughout the site. You can review the entire manual online through the Resources tab and order your own copy by clicking on the link on the bottom left side of the page.