Our site uses cookies so you have a better experience of the site and so that you can place orders. Find out how to manage your cookies.

Supporting Person-centred Thinking and Planning in Learning Disability Guide

A Care Quality Guide for health and social care staff and carers

Price: £9.95
Supporting Person-centred Thinking and Planning in Learning Disability: A Care Quality Guide for health and social care staff and carers is a convenient and practical self-learning tool about the key facts of practice in person-centred thinking and planning in learning disability.
Author(s): Richard Cresswell


Supporting Person-centred Thinking and Planning in Learning Disability: A Care Quality Guide for health and social care staff and carers aims to help refresh, develop or extend learning in key areas of learning disability practice.

Using thinking and practice activities and information written by expert authors, this convenient Care Quality Guide offers an engaging, value for money, simple and flexible way of self-learning about the key facts of person-centred approaches in learning disability.

If you are new to working with a particular client group or in a new role, you can use the material to quickly develop knowledge you will need, and where appropriate, work towards a relevant qualification.

If you are a more experienced worker, you can use the guides to refresh your learning and meet the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements.

If you are a manager, you can use these guides with staff in the context of supervision and CPD, and to contribute towards meeting Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) standards.

This guide also provides underpinning knowledge for Qualifications and Credit Framework QCF unitLD 202: Support person-centred thinking and planning, and the thinking and practice activities can contribute to evidence of learning.

Managers or providers of health and social care services, frontline social care workers, workforce development managers, family carers of people with learning disability.
ISBN: 9781908993380
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 21 January 2013
Content: Section 1: The principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews
Section 2: The context within which person-centred thinking and planning takes place
Section 3: Your role in person-centred planning, thinking and reviews
Section 4: Applying person-centred thinking in relation to your own life
Section 5: Implementing person-centred thinking and person-centred reviews.

Richard Cresswell has worked in social care for 18 years, in many areas including learning disability and mental health. Richard has worked as a support worker, deputy manager and home manager of various learning disability charities and trusts. Since 2003, he has been employed by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets as a trainer, NVQ assessor, and internal verifier for various health and social care awards including the Learning Disability Award Framework and qualifications, the Registered Manager’s Award, Leadership and Management for Care Services, and the Adult Health and Social Care Award levels 2 and 3.

Richard holds a diploma in teaching in the lifelong learning sector and trains staff in presentation and training skills. He is currently training in areas around smarter working and new ways of working, including managing remote teams, leadership skills for managers and making virtual teams successful. Richard also works for the awarding body OCR as an external verifier and external moderator for health and social care qualifications.