Person Centred Care

Shanice Long
Person Centered Care

1.1 Define person centered values.

Person-centered care is about considering people’s desires, values, family situations, social
circumstances and lifestyles; seeing the person as an individual, and working together to
develop appropriate solutions.

1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centered values

It is important to work this way to ensure that the promotion of individuality happens. Allowing individuals to make informed choices as well as understanding the consequences as well as possible ricks of the choices that they make. We can uphold this by empowering individuals to maintain their own independence.  

2.1 Describe how to find out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual.
All of this information should be in the care plan of the individual, therefore should be easy to find. If you can't find the care plan or they do not have one yet the best thing to do is to ask the client if possible.

2.2 Describe how to take into account the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual when planning care and support

When planning individual support it is important to document and record day to day requirements of the individuals preferences for care and support. We can do this by following the individuals care plan as well as individual support plans.

2.3 Explain how using an individual’s care plan contributes to working in a person centered way

An individuals care plan is made for only them, it outlines all important factors of the care that the individual needs. So one clients care plan can't be used for another client as it will not be suitable for the other client.

3.1 Define the term ‘consent’.
'permission for something to happen or agreement to do something'

3.2 Explain the importance of gaining consent when...