The well being resources below provide help in not only surviving with kidney disease, but thriving!
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An informational handout with tips for dialysis patients on how to have a good Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) meeting. Patients can use the tips in this document before, during, and after the meeting.
PDF - YOUTUBE
Watch and listen as Maggie shares how she doesn't just survive but thrives as a dialysis patient. For more videos like this, visit the ESRD NCC YouTube channel.
THRIVING WITH KIDNEY DISEASE: MY STORY - JEFF
Jeff’s story about how he is thriving, not just surviving, with kidney disease.
SELF-HELP AND FEELINGS FLASHCARDS
These flashcards can be printed and cut into individual flashcards for daily affirmations to help keep you on track for positive well being. Click an image above or a link below to view and print the flashcards.
HEALTH EQUITY LISTENING AND LEARNING SESSION
In this 90-minute recording, a panel of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patient leaders identify what they view as long-standing systemic health and social inequities that contribute to health disparities and share opportunities for actionable solutions.
EXERCISE: A GUIDE FOR PEOPLE ON DIALYSIS
Can people on dialysis exercise? Yes! In fact, exercise is beneficial both physically and emotionally for people on dialysis.
GOAL SETTING: GETTING BACK TO ME
This workbook is designed to help patients get in touch with their strengths and to create a plan by setting and meeting their personal goals.
MY PLAN, MY CARE
Use this tool in your PoC meeting to ask your healthcare team questions and take notes at the meeting.
GUIDE TO A HEALTHIER YOU
Read this guide to learn what you need to know about your dialysis treatment.
TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS
Read this patient- and caregiver-developed resource to learn best practices and establish a blueprint for caring for kidney patients.
Developed by patients, for patients.