Person Centred Approaches

Course Outline

This programme aims to explore what is meant by person centred planning, its implementation and evaluation and responses to the challenges the approach poses for practice.

This will be achieved by considering:

– an examination of its origins and the beliefs and valued which underpin person centred planning (PCP).

– the social model of disability and the evolution of care in the community.

– the differences between person centred planning and other approaches

– the process of person centred planning: when it might be used; the different roles; the relationship between PCP and care management; the areas in a person?s life which might be included in PCP

– the transferability of PCP to other contexts

– implementing and evaluating PCPs including its effects and the contribution the worker makes to the process

– the challenges of PCP including skills and organisational support: facilitating PCP and the skills needed for its effectiveness

Who is the course aimed at?

All Staff in Social Care

How long is the course?

1 day

What will you learn?

– By the end of the session, workers will have gained an insight into the process, value and applicability of PCP; the skills needed to ensure its effectiveness and the workers role in making it a success.


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