Nvq Level 3 Unit 68

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  68.1 Understanding the principles of person centred assessment and care planning. 1.1 Explain the importance of a holistic approach and planning of care or support. One of the essential aspects of planning care services is to have a holistic approach to planning and provision. This means recognising that all parts of person life will have an impact on their care needs and that you need to look beyond what you see when you meet them for the first time. The idea of person centred planning comes from the valuing people 2001 white paper. It contains some broad principles that are of relevance to work with all people. Key principles of person centred planning assessment art that. The person is at the centre Family and friends are full partners Others involved in person wider life may be included. Person centred planning reflects the persons capacities, what is important to the person now and in the future and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community 1.2 Describe ways of supporting the individual to lead assessment and planning process. At each stage of the process, you should check with the person that the plan is following the ideas they have for how they want their service to be delivered. You should do this using the means of communication which the person prefers. For example if your normal means of communication is to talk, then you could have a regular chat to ensure that the service proposed is what the person what's and to ask whether there are any specific ways in which they want tasks to be carried out. Alternatively if the person has hear ing impairment, your means of communication to establish the same information may be writing or using sign. If any extra support is needed to enable somebody to communicate their views such as interpreters, translators or signers, make sure that this is
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