Understand Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings Essay

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CT300 1.1. Define person-centred values
Person-centred values:
-treating people as individuals
-supporting people to access their rights
-supporting people to exercise choice
-making sure people have privacy if they want it
-supporting people to be as independent as possible
-treating people with dignity and respect
-recognising that working with people is a partnership rather than a relationship controlled by professionals
Person-centred care has its focus on the person with an illness and not on the disease in the person. To achieve truly person-centred care we need to understand how the individual experiences his or her situation if we are to understand their behaviours and symptoms. This requires in-depth
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Explain how using an individual’s care plan contributes in a person centred way
Care Plans are the primary source of Patient information. Every specialty, PT/OT/Nursing etc. do an evaluation of the individual and formulate a program of goals for the patient to attain, therapies needed, schedule of goal levels, etc. Each person interacting with the patient can refer to the care plan for any information needed.