Assignment 305- Promote Person Centred Approaches in
Adult Social Care Settings
Task A- Awareness Raising Campaign
You work is running a campaign to improve staff understanding of all aspects of person centred care.
You have been asked to create the following materials:
Ai) A poster which describes a range of person centered approaches to care.
Person Centred Approaches are ways that organisations use tools from person centered planning in order to help support individuals and which focuses on what is important to them and how they can achieve life targets, the person centered tools also help to establish if support is needed and which type of support will best suit the needs and wants of the individual.
There are different types of person centred approaches but all approaches are based around five key features;
1) The person is at the centre: person centred planning is established from the principles of the individuals of rights, independence and choice. It requires listening to the individual and results in an informed choice about how the individual wants to live and what support is best suited for the individual.
2) Person centered planning allows family members and friends to make contributions which are recognised and valued and enables a discussion between the individual and their family and friends. This can sometimes create conflicts about what is safe, possible or
desirable to improve the individual’s quality of life. However, it can also benefit to have other peoples perspective as they can offer an outsider’s point of view which can sometime be overlooked which could benefit the individual.
3) Person centred planning considers a person’s capacities and focuses on what is important to a person and specifies the support they require in order to meet their informed choices.
4) Person centred planning builds a plan in which all parties involved can share the commitment of the ongoing process of making changes that the individual and...