|Speaker Profile - David Festenstein|
Brief Bio and Relevant Credentials:
David’s mission is to give back his gift of recovery by helping as many people as he can globally with his 7 steps to recovery model, which could be used with any form of severe health set back. David has become part of the Community User Engagement Team at The Centre for Innovation in Health Management at Leeds Business School, as well as being on the Executive Coaching Panel at Warwick Business School.
On the basis of his success, David has set up whole-day workshops, which have previously been attended by a wide variety of health professionals. He speaks often about the outstanding level of treatment he received from his health professionals and how it reflected the elements of patient centric care.
David also released 7 Steps to Recovery app. The app was produced in Association with Oxford Brookes University in the UK Clinical Health Department. The material was inspired by the very practical items he recorded in his diary and journal while in hospital, which helped him deal with the loss of half the movement in his body due to the stroke in addition to supporting and driving his recovery process. The app consists of 28 short videos of 1-4 minutes duration where he serves as "a coach in their pocket" giving people specific techniques to help them feel better and to get them to a point where they can take action. The app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play.
To learn more about his work, visit www.strokerecovery.co.uk.
David can also provide provide presentations via webinars or teleseminars.
Speaking Fee/Honorarium: Varies based on event
Travel Restrictions: None
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