Items Tagged ‘Stroke’

Recognising barriers and challenges faced with long term conditions: dysphagia (News Item)

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Samantha McCluskey shares her thoughts on the many barriers and challenges faced by people living with long term conditions. In particular, Samantha wants to highlight barriers and challenges that are not frequently recognised and understood. Read Samantha’s thoughts below on how simple changes can improve life for people experiencing dysphagia.

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Self management top tip: make sure you still have your hopes and dreams (News Item)

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Dave Bertin from Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland attended the Self Management Awards ceremony last year to accept the award along with others from the partnership. Below he shares his views on the benefits of self management, his tops tips and advice for anyone thinking of submitting an award nomination in 2016.

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Reading, Writing and Your Health – Journeys in Self Management (News Item)

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Blythe Robertson, policy lead for self management and health literacy at the Scottish Government, shares his reflections on chairing the Self Management Network Scotland’s “Reading, Writing and Your Health: Journeys in Self Management” evening. This event was held on 24th November 2015 as part of Book Week Scotland.

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Man, Dog, Stroke: Eric Sinclair’s “Literary Self Management” (News Item)

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Self Management Network Scotland member, Eric Sinclair, who also volunteers with the Stroke Association in Scotland, has written a book to share his experiences following a stroke with fellow survivors and with professionals. Read about Eric and his whippet Hamish and their self management journey.

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