Commissioned papers & reports

Martin, A. (2009) Preventing diet-related chronic disease in poeple with severe mental illness: Embedding integrated care pathways into a local community mental health service. Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit, Flinders University of South Australia. (To obtain Appendices email CCM@flinders.edu.au )(Download: Report_Preventing diet_related CD_Martin_2009.pdf (PDF 940KB) )

Flinders Behaviour & Health Research Unit (2008). Guide to estimating serve sizes. Flinders University funded by South Australian Department of Health through SA Health Reform Out of Hospital Strategy.

Lawn, S. & Battersby M (2009). Capabilities for supporting prevention and chronic condition self-management:  A resource for educators of primary health care professionals. Flinders University, Adelaide: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. (Download: Capabilities Self-Management Resource.pdf (PDF 785KB) )

Battersby M, Lawn S, Wells L, Morris S, Wong T, Lindner H, et al. An Analysis of Training and Information Options to Support Chronic Disease Prevention and Self-Management in Primary Health Care: Report for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing: Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit 2007. (to access the 12 attachments to the report contact FHBHRU. (Download: PHC_workforce_Final Report_Feb08.pdf (PDF 1MB) )

Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit: The development of a framework to guide the integration of chronic condition self-management into undergraduate or entry level medical, nursing and allied health professional education: Report submitted to the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing 2007 (Download: CCSM_Final_Report.pdf (PDF 206KB) )

Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit, Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, Spencer Gulf Rural Health School, Centre for Allied Health Evidence, & School of Nursing and Midwifery (UniSA). (2007). Educating future health care professionals to support people with chronic conditions to live better and live longer. A chronic condition self-management support tertiary education curriculum framework.: Flinders University. (Download: Pub_CCSM_Curriculum.pdf (PDF 244KB) )

Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit, Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, Spencer Gulf Rural Health School, Centre for Allied Health Evidence, & School of Nursing and Midwifery (UniSA). (2007). A chronic condition self-management support tertiary education curriculum framework:  Integration Plan.: Flinders University. (Download: Pub_CCSM_Integration.pdf (PDF 79KB) )

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Beattie, J., Martin, A., M, H., Lawrence-Wood, E., Battersby, M., Hood, C., et al. (2007). Undergraduate Nursing Curricula and the Future of Nurses’ Involvement in Chronic Condition Self-Management: Report to the Department of Health and Aging.

Battersby, M. W., Williams, A. S., Lawrence, J. and Markwick, M. (2005) Evaluation of the Aggregated Data of the Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit Chronic Condition Self-Management Training Workshops. The Australian Government Department of Heath and Ageing, Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit Adelaide.

Blunden, S., Battersby, M. W. and Lawn, S. (2005) Submission to Australian Government Productivity Commission based on proposals included in The position paper from the Australia's Health Workforce Study,  Retrieved 03 February 2006. Canberra.

Lawn, S., Battersby, M. W. and Pols, R. G. (2005) National Chronic Disease Strategy - Self-Management: Report to the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Flinders University Adelaide.

Pols, R. G., Battersby, M. W., Lawn, S., Markwick, M., (2005) MD Chronic Condition Self-Management Curriculum: Progress Report, to the Commonwealth Department Health & Ageing, Canberra.

Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit (2004) Development of a Resource Package to Support Integration of Self-Management Principles and Practice into Chronic Disease Care in NSW - Response to the Consultancy Brief by Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit.

Battersby, M. W. (2004) Report on the Indiana and New York Collaboratives for the South Australian Department of Human Services, Harkness Research Fellow.

Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit (2003) Chronic Condition Self-Management Education Module - 2 Day Course, Adelaide.

Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit (2002) Chronic Condition Self-Management Education Module - Train the Trainer Manual, Adelaide.

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Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit (2002) Chronic Condition Self-Management Education Module - 3 Hour Short Course, Adelaide.

Coordinated Care Training Unit (2002) Submission to the Generational Health Review of South Australia's Public Health System, Flinders University Bedford Park.

Battersby, M. W. (2001) Identifying and Recommending Assessment Instruments for the Coordinated Care Trials (2nd Round) - Amended Final Report submitted to the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Coordinated Care Branch, Coordinated Care Training Unit Adelaide.

Battersby M, Ben-Tovim A, Estermann A, Tolchard B, Dickerson M.  (2001)  The VAGS:  A new Australian instrument for the detection of problem gambling. Victorian Casino Gaming Authority

Coordinated Care Training Unit and Monash University (2001) Population Health for Clinicians Project - Module 6: Chronic and Complex Diseases - Final, Flinders University.

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Statewide Chronic Condition Self-Management Project Reports

Lawrence, J. (2003) Statewide Chronic Disease Self-Management Initiative - Final Summary and Evaluation Report Executive Summary, Retrieved July 2005, Adelaide. (Download: Statewide_Exec_Summary_Aug_04.pdf (PDF 52KB) )

Allan, D. P., Martin, W., Birchmore, L. and Flint, J. (2003) Adelaide Western Chronic Disease Self Management Project for Cardiac Rehabilitation, Retrieved June 2005, Adelaide Western Division of General Practice, South Australia. (Download: Adelaide_Western_Final.pdf (PDF 193KB) )

Collins, J. (2003) Eyre Peninsula Chronic Disease Self Management Project for Aboriginal Communities in Ceduna / Koonibba and Port Lincoln, Report to South Australian Department of Human Services, Retrieved June 2005, Eyre Peninsula Division of General Practice, South Australia. (Download: Eyre Final 1104.pdf (PDF 248KB) )

Rowett, D., Simmons, S., Cafarella, P. and Frith, P. (2005) Informed Partnerships for Effective Self-Management of Chronic and Complex Lung Diseases, Retrieved July 2005, Daw Park, South Australia. (Download: Informed Partnerships 2005.pdf (PDF 407KB) )

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Publications relating to the use of the Flinders Program (formerly Flinders Model)

Crotty, M., Prendergast, J., Battersby, M., Rowett, D., Graves, S., Leach, G. & Giles, G. (2009) Self-management and peer support among people with arthritis on a hospital joint replacement waiting list: A randomized controlled list. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 17 , 1428-1433.

150 on joint replacement waiting list. Randomised: 75 intervention patients - most had Flinders care planning and half of these had Stanford course with about 2/3 having telephone coaching follow up. At 6 months the intervention group had significant changes in 2 domains of HEI-Q and stiffness, not quality of life (AQUOL).

Lawn, S., Pols, R. G., Battersby, M. (2009). "Working effectively with patients with comorbid mental illness and substance abuse: a case study using a structured motivational behavioural approach." BMJ Case Reports doi: 10.1136/bcr.08.2008.0674.

Battersby, M., S. Lawn and R. G. Pols (2009). "Conceptualisation of self-management". Translating chronic illness research into practice . D. Kralik and B. Paterson, Wiley-Blackwell.

Fotu, M. and T. Tafu (2009). "The Popao model: A Pacific Recovery and Strength Concept in Mental Health." Pacific Health Dialog 15(1)

Pols R.G., Battersby M.W (2008) "Coordinated care in the management of patients with unexplained physical symptoms: depression is a key issue." M edical Journal of Australia Supplement. 188(12):133-7.

Battersby, M. W., J. Ah Kit, C. Prideaux, P. W. Harvey, J. P. Collins and P. D. Mills (2008). "Implementing the Flinders Model of self-management support with Aboriginal people who have diabetes:  findings from a pilot study." Australian Journal of Primary Health 14 (1): 66-74.

60 Aboriginal people with diabetes provided care planning with Aboriginal Health Workers. Training split over two sections. There were significant improvements in HbA1c over 12 months. PLAHS embeds Flinders care planning for its diabetes and other chronic condition patients.

Harvey, P. W., J. Petkov, G. Misan, K. Warren, J. Fuller, M. Battersby, N. Cayetano and P. Holmes (2008 ). "Self-management support and training for patients with chronic and complex conditions improves health related behaviour and health outcomes." Australian Health Review 32 (2): 330- 338.

Describes Sharing Health Care project in Whyalla - 175 people with a range of chronic conditions had flinders care planning, Stanford and disease specific education. Benefits in PIH, C&R Stanford scores, reduced GP, specialist and hospital visits maintained over 18 months.

Battersby, M., P. Harvey, P. D. Mills, E. Kalucy, R. G. Pols, P. A. Frith, P. McDonald, A. Esterman, G. Tsourtos, R. Donato, R. Pearce and C. McGowan (2007). "SA HealthPlus: a controlled trial of a statewide application of a generic model of chronic illness care." Milbank Quarterly 85 (1): 37-67.

It provides the detail of the coordinated care trial and the role of the service coordinator and the rationale for the development of the Flinders self-management assessment ie targeting those who actually needed coordinated care. Showed who should be targeted to reduce hospitalisations within a 2 year time frame.

Lawn, S., M. Battersby, R. G. Pols, J. Lawrence, T. Parry and M. Urukalo (2007). "The mental health expert patient: Findings from a pilot study of a generic chronic condition self-management programme for people with mental illness." International Journal of Social Psychiatry 53 (1): 63-74.

Pilot program of 38 people with long term mental illness - all on disability benefits who had flinders care planning and half had the Stanford program. Showed that both approaches are feasible and acceptable for people with co-morbid mental and physical illness and significant improvements in SF-12 mental summary score from baseline to 12 months.

Regan-Smith, M., K. Hirschmann, W. Iobst (2006). "Teaching residents chronic disease management using the Flinders model." Journal of Cancer Education 21 (2): 60-62.

Battersby M. W., SA Health Plus team (2005). ?Health reform through coordinated care: SA HealthPlus?. British Medical Journal . 330 (7492): 662-665.

Demonstrated improvements in SF-36 (the principle national outcome measure) and benefits of problem and goal approach.

Battersby M, Ask A, Reece M, Markwick M, and Collins J (2003). ?The partners in health scale:  The development and psychometric properties of a generic assessment scale for chronic condition self-management?. Australian Journal of Primary Health 9(2&3): 41-52.

Describes the development of the PIH and C&R interview and the factor structure of the PIH. Shows that the PIH and the assessment is based on a definition of self-management.

Battersby M., Ask A., Reece M., Markwick M., Collins J (2001). A Case Study Using the "Problems and Goals Approach" in a Coordinated Care Trial:  SA HealthPlus. Australian Journal of Primary Health 7 (3): 45-8.

Shows a detailed example of a man who had the P&G approach and how this led to changes in his health and life.

 

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