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Table 7 Approaches used by health centres for promoting self-management

From: Describing and analysing primary health care system support for chronic illness care in Indigenous communities in Australia's Northern Territory – use of the Chronic Care Model

  Used frequently Used sometimes
Approach Number of health centres (N = 12)
One to one education 10 2
Peer education sessions 1 4
Group sessions (eg diabetic or hypertensive clients) 1 5
Use of interpreters 3 5
Working with the family, not just the individual 2 10
Identification of barriers and challenges for individuals 3 7
Set goals with clients (eg weight loss, reduction of HbA1c) 4 6
Documentation of personal goals in the client files 0 5