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The Alliance for Self Care Research is pleased to announce the 2010 International Conference on Support for Self Management of Health at the Stirling Management Centre, University of Stirling, Scotland.
The conference is being organised in conjunction with the Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland and the University of Manchester’s National Primary Care Research and Development Centre.
Support for Self Management of Health is a top priority for every health system. It includes support for staying healthy, support for managing everyday symptoms and support for managing the impact of long term illnesses and disabilities on peoples lives. It involves people themselves, voluntary sector and consumer organisations, professionals working in health and social care and Government policy makers.
The 2010 International Conference will provide a forum for researchers, health experts and policy makers to meet and to discuss their work and its implications. The programme is designed for all those involved in support for self management around the world who want to discuss their work and learn from one another.
The programme includes an exciting mix of workshops, keynote speakers, panel discussions, symposia and poster sessions. Conference themes include:
The Conference will have speakers from around the world, plenty of time for discussions and networking and a varied entertainment programme. We look forward to welcoming you to Stirling, Scotland.
- Reaching marginalised groups with support for self management
- Support for self management in the voluntary sector
- Consulting skills for supporting self management
- Values in developing and evaluating support for self management
- Innovative research methods for support for self management
- Using personal experience for support for self management
Sally Wyke, Conference Chair
Director Alliance for Self Care Research
Professor of Health and Social Care.