How to put our health in our own hands
With aging populations and increases in chronic disease, most of us or a loved one will be patients in the health care system one day. It’s unfortunately, just a matter of time.
Managing our health can be challenging at the best of times! Navigating the health care system, multiple specialists, appointments, medications, conditions. Throw a pandemic into the mix and the whole landscape changes for us as patients and for our health care teams.
How can we be ready to navigate the waters of the health care system with confidence and certainty?
The T.E.A.M Approach© is a simple and easy-to-remember tool that can help us become more health confident in our health and health care and partner with our health care team.
The T.E.A.M Approach© can be used by patients and caregivers as well as health care professionals who are looking to engage more with their patients.
Engaged and health confident people are more likely to stay on treatments, are more willing to take responsibility for their care, take preventative measures and seek early diagnosis.
This is how we can put our health in our own hands!