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Click on to a profession in one of the segments in the schematic below to see the services which may be provided by the selected health care professional to assist patients undergoing stroke recovery.

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Trigger points for a GP referral to a psychologist

  • New or recent diagnosis and indications of difficulty adjusting to the diagnosis (e.g. nor change made in behaviour or diet; changes in mood)
  • Poor adherence to self-management strategies
  • Low mood, elevated levels of anxiety and/or previous history of mental health condition
  • Changes in social or occupational functioning
  • Poor stress and/or weight management
  • Difficulty in accepting and integrating changes in self-concept or body image

Trigger points for a psychologist referral to a GP

  • Ongoing poor chronic condition self-management which would have likely adverse consequences for health
  • Deterioration in physical health and functioning (especially related to feet, eyes)
  • Extended time between medical reviews
  • Increasing symptom severity

Potential treatment by a psychologist

  • Biopsychosocial assessment to precede intervention
  • Provide education to ensure accurate knowledge and understanding of diabetes symptoms and short/long term consequences
  • Provide blood glucose awareness training
  • Assist with adjustment to insulin therapy
  • Provide weight and stress management strategies (including relaxation strategies)
  • Evidence-based treatment for psychological disorders (e.g. mood, anxiety and eating disorders)
  • Assertiveness and problems solving training
  • Enhancing social support
  • Psychological support for partners and carers
  • Promote adherence to self-management practices such as glucose monitoring, medication, exercise, dietary changes and other self-care such as foot care