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Sage and Thyme model and foundation level workshop, teaching the core skills of dealing with people in distress.
The Sage & Thyme workshop reminds staff how to listen and how to respond in a way which empowers the patient. It discourages staff from fixing and demonstrates how to work with the patient's own ideas first. The training is based on research findings on effective communication skills.
Use of the SAGE & THYME model is taught in a 3 hour SAGE & THYME foundation level workshop run by 3 facilitators. In the workshop, up to 30 participants learn how to use evidence-based skills when listening and responding to concerns.
The workshop format was informed by Social Learning Theory and therefore has several elements to encourage learning that will be implemented into practice:
The SAGE & THYME model and foundation level workshop was developed by members of staff at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) and a patient in 2006.
Supporting people affected by cancer through volunteering, self help and support groups.