Person-Centred Care

£25.00

Approved by CPD

What do we mean by Person-Centred Care? Well the term originated in the 1940s and proposed taking a holistic view of service users in care settings. This means getting to know the person and then tailoring their care as much as possible to meet their specific needs. Person centred care is now a key principle outlined in current legislation and it plays an important part in the standards that they set out which must be followed by all care professionals working in this country.

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting.

It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

Guided Learning Hours

Approximately 45 minutes are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • Course Overview
  • Definitions and Values
  • Care Plans and Consent
  • Daily Reports
  • Example Care Plans
  • Case Study