Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Self-care of chronic illness - seminar presentation

Barbara Riegel

The MacKillop was delighted to host the public seminar, ‘Self-care of chronic illness’, by Professor Barbara Riegel, Edith Clemmer Steinbright Professor of Gerontology, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, on 29 June 2017.

Self-care is a term that captures both treatment adherence and symptom management. In this seminar, Professor Barbara Riegel describes self-care in adults with chronic illness, emphasizing those factors that impair self-care such as multimorbidity, poor sleep, cognitive impairment, and depression.

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