This is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of learning disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to “dip in” and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviors.

Person-Centred Planning

Person-centred planning
DavidCoyle and JulieLunt


Person-centred planning has become synonymous with good practice and with transforming life opportunities for people. Its meaning appears self-explanatory with people leading their planning. However, implementation requires a deep understanding and commitment to change – something that challenges individuals and service providers alike. Throughout this chapter the term ‘person-centred planning and approaches’ will be used to describe the concept, whereas ‘person-centred thinking’ will describe the application of principles. Person-centred planning is about ‘getting a life’ and not just a service and to achieve this goal the process can be described as ‘ … a continual process of listening and learning about what is important to and for the person, now and in the future and in alliance with family and ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles