In our post-pandemic, workforce-challenged and cash-strapped healthcare system, it would be easy to view self care as a convenient, cheap alternative to more conventional treatments. This would be doing self care and its many proponents and participants a huge disservice.
After completing this module, you will:
- Understand the concept of self care, which is developing in the wider healthcare agenda
- Appreciate the importance of modern collaborative working in supporting successful self care outcomes
- Be aware of ations you can take to positively promote self care as a feasible option for your customers, patients and colleagues.
Written by Nanette Kerr, an independent consultant specialisng in pharmacy and healthcare sector.