Self-Care for Prevention of Disabilities (1)
course explains the way leprosy causes disabilities and the
different self-care activities for preventing them.
course is meant for health workers, so that they can teach
leprosy affected persons to do self-care. Health workers may
teach the self-care measures to some active leprosy affected
persons, who in turn can teach it to new patients.
course is mainly based on the book, "Preventing
Disability in Leprosy Patients" by Jean M. Watson,
published by TLMI (1986). Many of the illustrations used in
the course have been modified from the same book and are by
Judith Cole. Some pictures are taken from ILEP learning guide
course is dedicated to Jean M. Watson
for her untiring and
selfless work for and with persons affected with leprosy.
course has 21 slides and requires about one hour for
preparation and online website graphic design by Medical Support Department,
AIFO, Italy - 2004