person centred planning


For all staff working in a social care environment.

why attend?

This course gives participants the opportunity to develop person centred thinking skills with the aim of empowering people they support to take more control of their future and their lives. It encourages participants to take part in activities which help them to discover what is important to the individual, and the changes they may like to make to live the life of their choice.

It will explore:

  • What person centred plans are and how they are different from traditional plans?
  • The benefits and consequences of person centred plans
  • How people communicate Circles of support – composition and roles
  • Life story work Different planning approaches, models & tools
  • Creative formats that are meaningful to the person
  • “Important to” and “important for”
  • Respectful person centred messages in plans
  • Facilitating person centred meetings
  • Action planning
  • Implementing and reviewing plans to ensure they remain ‘live’

The trainer has extensive experience of working within health and social care at many different levels. During their career as a person centred facilitator they have seen how effective person centred plans can have a huge impact on people’s lives.


Full day

meeting standards

CARE CERTIFICATE In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 3, 4, 5, 6 & 14.

FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS (CQC) In particular, the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulations 9,10, 12 & 13

CARE ACT 2014 GUIDANCE More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 1, 10 & 13 of the Act (and their subsections)

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 – this subject area is woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.

Please note: As far as reasonably possible we have indicated the standards covered.

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