Faith Martin

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PURPOSE Self-management is a dynamic process in which individuals actively manage a chronic illness. Self-management models are limited in their specification of the processes of self-management. The purpose of this article is to delineate processes of self-management in order to help direct interventions and improve health outcomes for individuals with a(More)
Dementia is a major challenge for health and social care services. People living with dementia in the earlier stages experience a "care-gap". Although they may address this gap in care, self-management interventions have not been provided to people with dementia. It is unclear how to conceptualise self-management for this group and few published papers(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To describe the needs of testicular cancer survivors, develop a nurse-led workshop, and explore the experience of participation. RESEARCH APPROACH A systematic intervention development process was used to design a self-management workshop for cancer survivors, which then was evaluated qualitatively. SETTING Outpatient clinic in(More)
People with dementia in the early stages currently experience a care gap, which self-management may address. We explore perceived barriers to self-management. Using a systematic approach (logic mapping), 19 participants (people with dementia, carers, health care professionals and charity representatives) described self-management barriers facing people(More)
Self-management programs are effective for people living with chronic illnesses. However, there has been little research addressing self-management for people with dementia in the early stages. This study presents a qualitative evaluation of the experiences of attending a novel self-management program and initial process evaluation. The program was designed(More)
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