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
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