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Web-based resources for self-management of long-term conditions (Resource)

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A list of web-based resources for self-management of long-term conditions

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Reading Well – Books on Prescription (Resource)

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Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. It is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries.

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RNIB Books (Resource)

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RNIB Library is the largest in the UK for people with sight loss, with a wide choice of fiction and non-fiction books in digital, audio, braille and giant print for adults and children.

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Person-centred Care Around the World (Resource)

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Directory of person-centred care organisations around the world. Our useful tool highlights the leading international centres working on similar aspects of person-centred care to the Health Foundation.

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A Practical Guide to Self Management Support (Resource)

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This guide provides an overview of self-management support and the key components for effective implementation. It is for people with a role where they can implement self-management support, such as commissioners, health care professionals, service managers, people in voluntary or community groups and patient leaders. The guide will be useful both for those starting their self-management support journey and those building on and improving the support that they already provide.

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Self-Directed Support: a Practical Guide for Health and Social Care Staff (Resource)

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Self-Directed Support: a Practical Guide for Health and Social Care Staff, created by East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership with NHS Education for Scotland,

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My Diabetes My Way (Resource)

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`My Diabetes My Way’ offers people with diabetes anywhere in Scotland online access to their medical records. In addition to explaining all of the clinical measurements that are presented, personalised and tailored information helps people understand and take control of their condition.

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Self Help 4 Stroke (Resource)

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Self help 4 stroke is for people living with stroke after their formal rehabilitation has finished. All the content was written by stroke specialists and former patients had high level of input to the development. Again this site is also free to use. It has practical tips and film clips to help people through their post stroke journey.

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My Lungs My Life (Resource)

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My Lungs My life is for people living with COPD , adults with asthma and parents of children with asthma. New self management resource from Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.

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Being Heard: a self-advocacy toolkit for carers (Resource)

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The Carers Self-Advocacy Toolkit is a group of integrated resources produced by Carers Scotland to help carers get their voices heard. At its centre is our Being Heard guide, which provides information and suggests techniques to help carers advocate for themselves. It also offers signposts and links to other elements of the Toolkit for carers to access for more information.

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