Ealth Improvement Plan (optimizing health and wellbeing in Diabetes). SEE DETAILS IN ORDER DESCRIPTION AND FOLLOW DETAILS GIVEN PLEASE.

Optimising Health and Wellbeing in Diabetes

Assignment Guidelines.

Student should follow the structure outlined below to guide them with the completion of the 4,500 word health improvement plan.

The basic planning and evaluation process contained within a health improvement plan consists of;
1. Identify needs and priorities
2. Set aims and objectives
3. Decide the best way of achieving the aims
4. Identify resources
5. Plan evaluation methods
6. Set an action plan
7. Action!

Ewles L., Simnett I. (2003) Promoting Health A Practical Guide 5th Edition.


Health Improvement Plan

Frame of Reference 500 words

a? Define the purpose of this submission,

a? Describe the nature of the condition under review including the economic and social impact of diabetes on individuals and society and the determinants of health in diabetes,

a? State the target area / focus of your intended plan by discussing the areas to be explored and issues to be raised in the assignment (individual, group, community focus).

Provide a rationale: 300 words

a? Explain why this area of health improvement is worth investing in and analyse the implications of not addressing the issues.

Define you Aim, Objectives and Outcomes: 500 words

a? Aim must be drawn from global / national strategy (what you aim to improve),
a? Objectives must emerge directly from the aim (how you aim to improve the situation) e.g.
o Education,
o Empowerment,
o Self-management,
o Concordance,

a? Outcomes must relate to the end result for your focus

(realte to individual client or group or community) e.g.
o Glycaemic control,
o Quality of life.

Decide on Evidence based Interventions: 3000 words

a? Critically examine the priorities for health improvement,
a? Appraise the options available to address the health improvement needs by suggesting evidence based health improvement interventions.

Action plan: 200 words

a? Provide a sound rationale for your chosen approach and interventions,
a? Discuss the resources required including, guidelines, protocols and the role of other members of the multi-disciplinary/multi-agency team involved in your plan,
a? Set achievable targets within a realistic timeframe.

Evaluation methods: 200 words

a? Discuss how you will establish whether your health improvement plan has been successful.

Conclusion 300 words

a? Reflect on learning which has taken place during your involvement in this exercise.
a? Highlight implications for your future practice.
a? Suggest any realistic recommendations for wider professional practice

Indicative Reading
Baxter, C., (2001) Managing Diversity and Inequality in Health Bailliere Tindall: London.

Department of Health (2002) Chronic disease management and self care; a practical aid to implementation in primary care Department of Health: London.

Ewles, L., Simnett, I., (2003) Promoting Health, 5th ed., Bailliere Tindall: London.

Fennell P., A.(2006) The Chronic Illness Workbook, 2nd ed. Strategies and Solutions for Taking Back Your Life New Harbinger Publications: California. Hall G., (2007) Providing Diabetes Care in General Practice, 5th ed. Class Publishing: London.

Holman H., Sobel D., Laurent D., Gonzalez V., Minor M., Lorig K., (2006) Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions: Self-management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema & Others 3rd Edition. Bull Publishing: California. Redman B.K., (2003) Patient Self-Management of Chronic Disease: The Health Care Providers Challenge Jones & Bartlett Pub: Massachusetts. Sarafino, E.P., (2006) Health Psychology, Biopsychosocial Interactions, 5th Edition. John Wiley & Sons: New York. Wright, J., Hill, P., (2003) Clinical Governance Churchill Livingstone: London.

Definition, Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Guidelines Europe, European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD),
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