Person Centred Thinking and Planning

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Support Person-Centred Thinking and Planning Person centred theory came from Carl Rogers who believed in being warm, genuine and understanding make a difference in clients’ condition and its improvement. Believes and values are very important in person centred thinking and planning. Carl Rogers identified three main core conditions that have a significant influence when supporting vulnerable people, which are an unconditional positive regard, empathy and congruence. However, later on he expands his list to a six core conditions in total. “1. Two persons are in Psychological contact. 2. The first, whom we shall term the client, is in a state of incongruence, being vulnerable or anxious. 3. The second person, whom…show more content…
Important to/for tool is about balancing between what is important to a person and for that same person. The things that are important to people vary and are seen through their behaviour and things that they like. The things that are important for people, are the things that help them become or stay healthy and safe regardless whether that is important to them or not. The doughnut sort is another tool which is divided into three rings – the first one being the inner ring which consists of core responsibilities of people providing support; the second being all the areas that staff have to take their own judgement into account, use their creativity and problem solving skills to think about possibilities and potential. And the third ring is about all the other areas that are beyond staff’s roles and responsibilities which can be in place as formal boundaries or informal such as family preferences and so on. The matching staff tool is also very important as it helps the person providing support bond with the vulnerable client as well as it helps the client relate to that particular member of staff by having matching characteristics, and sharing common interests. Relationship circles tool help people learn who is actually important in their lives, who they can talk to when developing a plan and it also helps identify the relationships that can be strengthened or supported. Communication charts tool helps to focus on peoples’
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