People support and reinforce each other in the self-help group. They exchange valuable information and experiences. They gain confidence and are able to cope with their daily routine.
Self-help groups in hospital help in the following ways:
- Self-help groups pool patient experiences and, acting as their spokesperson, can provide important impulses for optimizing procedures in the hospital.
- Self-help groups support you whenever you are interested in learning and profiting from the experiences of other patients.
- Self-help groups pool a large amount of information, they know important contact partners and can assist you as a guide in tackling the next steps.