Essay on support person-centred thinking and planning

3288 WordsSep 11, 201314 Pages
1.1 Explain what person-centred thinking is, and how it relates to person-centred reviews and person centred planning. Person-centred thinking is separating what is important to from, what is important for The people they support and finding a balance between them, person-centred planning reflects upon a person’s capacities, what is important to a person (now and for the future) and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community. Services are delivered in the context of the life a person chooses and not about slotting people into “gaps”. 1.2 Explain the benefits using person-centred thinking with individuals. It describes what is important to the person - what matters to them, from their…show more content…
2 Family members and friends are full partners: Person Centred planning puts people in context of their family and communities. The contributions that family and friends make are recognised and valued and gives a forum for creatively negotiating conflicts about what is safe, possible or desirable to improve a person’s life. 3 Person-centred planning reflects upon a person’s capacities, what is important to a person (now and for the future) and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community. Services are delivered in the context of the life a person chooses and not about slotting people into “gaps”. 4 Person-centred planning builds a shared commitment to action that recognises a person’s rights. It is an on-going process of working together to make changes that the person and those close to them can agree will improve a person’s quality of life. 5 Person-centred planning leads to a continual process of listening, learning and action and helps the person get what they want out of life. Learning from planning can not only inform individuals but can affect service delivery as a whole and inform and inspire others to achieve greater things. 1.7 Describe examples of person-centred thinking tools, their purpose, how and when each one might be used. Examples in a work situation that
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