PERSON – CENTRED CARE PLANNING
The Care Plan ensures that we can deliver high quality, person-centred care.
Once the assessment is completed we, together with you, will develop a care plan which shows us the best way to provide services to meet your identified needs, using your preferred approach. It will detail the support that you need and the help or services you will get from us. The care plan will be reviewed together on a monthly basis or as and when changes occur.
Personalised care planning empowers individuals, promotes independence and helps people to be more involved in decisions about their care. It centres on listening to individuals, finding out what matters to them and finding out what support they need.
A Holistic Approach
Personalised care planning is essentially about addressing an individual’s full range of needs, taking into account their health, personal, family, social, economic, educational, mental health, ethnic and cultural background and circumstances. It recognises that there are other issues, in addition to medical needs, that affect a person’s total health and well-being. It is therefore a holistic process, treating the person “as a whole” with a strong focus on helping people, together with their carers, to achieve the outcomes they want for themselves. In doing this, it should open up more choices that are relevant for people with long term conditions.