Long Covid Pathway > Week 1: Intro
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Week 1: Introductory
Week 1 of the Avid Long Covid Programme focuses on:
Meeting and building a relationship with the Client
Introducing the core concepts of the programme
Education on Pacing, Planning and Prioritising Approach to recovery
An understanding of the following key concepts is required ahead of coaching users through Week 1. Please review the following resources:
Leeds NHST: Intro to Pacing
Gez Mendinger: Top misconceptions about long covid
The following template outlines the structure of the Week 1 session and the key components to cover.
Outline of the Session
There are two aims of the first session:
Build rapport with the Client and learn more about them - aim to understand the Client’s long covid journey so far and what they are looking for support with today.
Introduce the Avid Programme and the core themes that are most relevant to the Client - explain how we can help and what the programme will involve
Ahead of the session you should review the Client details and use these to personalise the session around the template.
The most important aspect of the first session is to build the Client’s trust in Avid, ensure the Client feels seen and listened to, and to help you get the information you need to start to personalise the programme to the Client and their needs.
Resources to Activate
Following the video call session, the following resources should be activated for the Client to review.
There is both default content (core) to activate and also optional content (flex) that you can choose to activate if you think it will be of benefit to the Client.
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