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Outcome 1 - Understand the application of person centred care approaches in health and social care 1.1 person centred values must influence all aspects of health and social care work because Person-centered is about providing care and support that is centered or focused on the individual and their needs. We are all individual and just because two people might have the same medical condition, for example, Dementia and learning disabilities, it doesn’t mean that they require the same care and support. Developing a clear understanding about the individuals we are working with. Will help carers understand their needs, their culture, their means of communication, their likes and dislikes, their family and other professionals’ involvement so we can promote and provide person centered care and support. Person-centered values provide a foundation on which we can base and build our practice. We need to understand what the values are, how we can promote them and why they are important. A value is simply what is important in the life of the person we are supporting. These are the person centered values; Individuality, rights, choices, privacy, independence, dignity, respect, partnership, equal opportunities. 1.2 person centered values are important with care plans as Care planning is all about improving the lives of those who receive care. A person centered approach is fundamental to achieving high quality care, both for staff who implement care plans and for service users and their families who rely upon them. The emphasis must always be on the service user as an individual, with aspects of aspects of their unique qualities helping to inform the care plans, such as their life history, likes and dislikes, and experiences. Creating a care plan that ensures that person centred values are met will make all the difference when considering an individual’s ability to understand,
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