Principles and Practice of Person-Centred Thinking

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Title: 246 Support person-centred thinking and planning Level: 2 Credit Value: 5 GLH 34 1 Understand the principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews 1.1 Identify the beliefs and values on which person-centred thinking and planning is based Person-centred thinking is taking or considering the individual as being at the centre of the whole process. The Service User (SU) is involved in the whole process from start to finish. He/she will be asked which people are important to them and family and friends will form a circle of support for them, this will help to enable that SU to feel that he/she is part of the process. Part of the process will be to have regular reviews and again, the SU will be part…show more content…
Planning tools may need to be adapted and terminology often needs to be changed so that it can be understood by the person. It is essential that the person’s preferred ways of communicating are taken into account so that they can play a full part in the planning process b) In teams -Create an environment where team members can identify and solve problems on their own, delegating real power and responsibility - Demonstrate and articulate the values of the organization -Look for ways to use staff's interests and strengths in directly supporting people - Share decision making -Have a clear vision and direction -Encourage personal involvement with the people being supported. 3. Understand own role in person-centred planning, thinking and reviews 3.1 Describe own role in person-centred thinking, planning and reviews when supporting individuals Plans are owned by the person. There are many ways to plan with a person. What is important is that the plan must be meaningful to them and understood by them. Some planning methods (or styles) include: MAPS (Making Action Plans) - These are very visual graphic plans that look at a person's history and
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