person-centred planning

Information about support plans

Document detailing what a support plan is for, what a good one is, what it looks like and how to put one together.

Accessible guidelines for person centred support planning

Guidelines produced to aid good support planning, based on work done in the Borders.

Elearning : personalisation

This learning activity is the Social Care Institute for Excellence SCIE's e-learning resource on personalisation. These elearning resources are freely available to all. They provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of Personalisation. Resource published in 2011.

Transforming social care: sustaining person-centred support

This is a summary of the study. This study is the most user-centred and authoritative commentary to date on current policies and practice. The Standards We Expect project team (service users, practitioners and researchers) worked with service users, carers, front-line practitioners and managers in eight very diverse settings. Research findings published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in May 2011.

Working together for change: using person-centred information for commissioning

Working together for change is an approach to engagement with people using services to review their experiences and determine priorities for change. It can be used to ensure that co-production with local people and families is at the heart of social care transformation programmes. This report describes a six stage process that uses person centred information - such as person centred reviews, person centred plans or support plans - to inform strategic change and commissioning.

Self directed support : a case study

Report describing work on an individual case in Cumbria which highlighted the challenges to be overcome in implementing self directed support.

The transition to adulthood: keeping disabled young people at the centre

Briefing paper looking at how transition services need to support disabled young people and their families through the change from childhood to adulthood and emphasising the importance of services being responsive, flexible and high quality.

Communication for person centred planning

This information pack was designed to help staff, self advocates, families and friends to make communication better. The aim is to help people who are working in a Person Centred way, to better understand the communication styles of self advocates.