What is Consumer Enablement?
Consumer enablement is the extent to which people understand their health conditions and have the confidence, skills, knowledge and ability to manage their health and wellbeing.
Why is Enablement Important?
Increasing consumer enablement can help people actively manage their own health, remain in good health and avoid hospitalisations.
Principles of Consumer Enablement
The goal of consumer enablement is for consumers, carers and communities to work in true partnership with healthcare providers, to achieve outcomes that matter to them.
Measuring Consumer Enablement
Measuring enablement can help you provide better care, by supporting decision making and helping you identify, assess, monitor and measure interventions.
What Influences Enablement?
A person’s determinants and components will influence their strengths, weaknesses, needs and preferences at any point in time.