While Self Care is not the whole answer to the rise in demand and associated healthcare costs it is nevertheless a fundamental pillar of any mid to long term reform of the Health Sector.
Is the neutral space to host conversations on the future shape of the Health and Care Sector and to pool knowledge and expertise
Fosters dialogue and ownership of issues and facilitates collaboration to develop policies and action to implement Self Care initiatives
Acts as a repository of expert advice for stakeholders, media and the wider community
The implementation of initiatives will be lead by individual organisations; the Alliance itself will fill the role of facilitator.
To provide a forum for all parties interested in Self Care to have a systematic debate, share knowledge and collaborate on initiatives.
The adoption of Self Care and its implementation as a core element of a sustainable National Health and Care Sector policy for Australia.
The Self Care Alliance includes individuals and organisations from all domains of the health and care sector- consumers, healthcare professionals and providers, researchers, educators, policy makers, public and private funders and industry.
They share a genuine commitment to the concept of Self Care, and the guiding principles of the Alliance.