IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: self-efficacy

May 17, 2016 Europe Publication

Person-centred care after acute coronary syndrome, from hospital to primary care - A randomised controlled trial


  • Person-centred care in the recovery after an acute coronary syndrome event,
  • Details of a co-created health plan to produce a partnership between patients and health care professionals,
  • The transition of care continuing the partnership from in-hospital care to primary care,
  • Improved self-efficacy by including a partnership compared to standard care alone.


To evaluate if person-centred care can improve self-efficacy and facilitate return to work or prior activity level in patients after an event of acute coronary syndrome.


199 patients with acute coronary syndrome < 75 years were randomly assigned to person-centred care intervention or treatment as usual and followed for 6 months. In the intervention group a person-centred care process was added to treatment as usual, emphasising the patient as a partner in care. Care was co-created in collaboration between patients, physicians, registered nurses and other health care professionals and documented in a health plan. A team-based partnership ...

Jan. 24, 2022 Western Pacific Publication

Long Term Exercise Engagement of Adults Living With Type Two Diabetes Is Enhanced by a Person-Centred Care Approach Delivered by Knowledgeable, Well Trained Health Care Professionals

Regular engagement in exercise or physical activity is a key evidence-based recommendation in the self-management of type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study explores Diabetes Community Exercise Programme (DCEP). The Diabetes Community Exercise Programme did motivate people with T2D to engage in exercise. Important to this was the emphasis on a person-centred approach that focussed on the health status monitoring and educational and social aspects of the programme, which in turn facilitated exercise engagement.