Understanding Person Centred Care

1.1This is to ensure that an individual are at the centre of planning and support upholding and promoting individuality& choice& dignity & privacy& rights& respect& independence and partnership,(explain regarding traiig give to staff eg care plas clipper assesmets advanced plas of care etc etc.
Understand the theory and principles that underpin person centredpractice.1.1
Explain person-centred practice.
All patients should be treated as individuals and their care should reflect this.Person-centred practice is an approach that puts the patient at the centre oftheir care and their care is structured around their individual needs. It involvesthem in making decisions about things that affect them (Health Foundation2012). Person centred planning is crucial to providing quality care and support.It helps professional care and support workers find out what is important tothe person they support and enables services to be built around what mattersmost to that individual.

When you get to know the patient well, you can provide care that ismore specific to their needs and therefore provide better care.

By promoting and facilitating greater patient responsibility, patients aremore likely to engage in treatment decisions, feel supported to makebehavioural changes and feel empowered to self manage

health government. (2002).
Person centred approaches.
 Available:www.health.vic.gov.au/older/tool/kit/02. Last accessed 28/1/14.

1.2. Critically review approaches to person-centred practice.
With person-centred practice the main person is the patient. The servicewould be organised for their individual needs concerning their personal careand well being. It should cover all aspects of health and social care(hasan,2009). They must include the following:

Ensuring that the patient is treated with dignity and respect.


Enabling them to achieve as much independence as possible.

Ensuring that the patient has...