Ct307 Understand Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

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CT307 Understand Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

Person centred planning is crucial to providing quality care and support. It helps support workers find out what is important to the person they support and enables services/support plans to be built around what matters most to that individual.
Person-Centred values • Treating people as individuals • Supporting people to access their rights • Supporting people to exercise choice • Making sure people have privacy if they want it • Treating people with dignity and respect • Supporting people to be as independent as possible • Recognising that working with people is a partnership rather than a relationship controlled by professionals
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Active participation is recognising an individual’s right to participate in the activities and relationships of everyday life as independently as possible; the individual is an active partner in their own care or support rather than a passive recipient. This definition accentuates two key principles underpinning care: the rights of the individual and the independence or autonomy of the individual.
Holistic needs/approach mean’s looking at the whole person or situation. This means recognising that all parts of someone’s life will have an impact on care and support needs and preferences. It will also put people’s achievements into the proper perspective. The factors of a person’s Well-being would be there physical and mental health, emotional and intellectual fulfilment, and overall contentment. It would be about meeting different kinds of needs from physical needs like food and shelter through intellectual fulfilment. Only when someone has their needs met are they likely to feel contented and happy with their lives.
The concept of identity is usually described as self-image the person we thing we are and self-esteem or self worth, which is concerned with the worth we attach to that
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