Patient and Family Centered Care Programmes: My Talk at The Kings Fund

David Festenstein  with Beverley Fitzsimons who was the Programme Lead at The King’s Fund for the Event http://www.strokerecovery.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/David-Festenstein-Kings-Fund-presentation.mp3 Listen to David’s talk about his Patient Centred Care Experience (a presentation to The King’s Fund). Note it takes a few moments before the recording begins. Patient and Family Centered Care: Lessons Learned In February this year, I was invited to give a talk at The King’s Fund about my patient experience in the light of recovering from a stroke back in August...

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Christmas Caroling on the Stroke Ward

My older daughter Hannah and I, were at the hospital just before Christmas and I had suggested popping into the stroke ward to say hello to the staff. Just over 4 years ago, I made a remarkable recovery from a stroke which paralysed the whole right side of my body and left me unable to walk. Rita the dietician was there and it was great to tell her all my news about the talks I have been giving about my recovery story, especially the one I gave at The University of Oxford about my patient experience. The latter was part of my vision to be able to give back my gift of recovery. The Healing...

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Step 7 – Process – Video Series

Recovery Model Step 7: Process Compliance and diligence in following the recovery process laid about by my medical team, was the key to regaining the functionality taken from me by my stroke.           Introduction   Put David’s 7 Step Model of Recovery to work for you…...

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Step 6 – Rapport – Video Series

Recovery Model Step 6: Rapport Creating a rapport with every member of my medical team: doctors, nurses, and carers, to create a community of support that was essential in my road to recovery.           Introduction | Next Step   Put David’s 7 Step Model of Recovery to work for...

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Step 5 – State Management – Video Series

Recovery Model Step 5: State Management Managing my mood, my state of mind, was a key to maintaining the positive, proactive momentum of recovery. Developing a sense of awareness about my physical, emotional and mental state was the key to effective state management.           Introduction | Next Step   Put David’s 7 Step Model of Recovery to work for...

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Step 4 – Vision – Video Series

Recovery Model Step 4: Vision Positive imaging, the process of envisioning a positive future is the basis for this step.             Introduction | Next Step   Put David’s 7 Step Model of Recovery to work for...

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