Person-centred planning is an approach and set of tools to gather information about what an individual requires in terms of support. Personalisation is using this information along with a personal budget to put the in place the support that an individual needs, giving them choice and control over the outcome.
Current legislation, policy and guidance underpinning person-centred thinking and planning includes: The governmental policy ‘Putting People First’ aims to transform social care so that it is person-centred The Department of Health’s white paper ‘Valuing People’ (later updated to ‘Valuing People Now’) outlines the government strategy for ensuring a person-centred approach for people with learning disabilities …
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The person-centred review process usually comprises of the following steps: What people like/admire about the individual What is important to them now and in the future What support they require What is working and not working for the individual, their family and others Questions to answer Action plan