Title Developing training modules for staff on Aging and Disability issues
Project Number 518175-LLP-1-2011-1-LU-LEONARDO-LMP
Product Module II AGID Training Platform-Person Centred Planning
Title Module II AGID Training Platform-Person Centred Planning
Product Type modules
Marketing Text This module studies the Person Centred Planning (PCP) approach whose aim is to promote the empowerment, self-determination, participation and the social inclusion of each person with ID
Section 1: Introduction to a Person Centred Planning approach
This provides a detailed overview and through case vignettes and exercises the trainee will:
• Learn about traditional provision of services.
• Learn about the history of person centred planning.
• Learn about person centred approaches.
• Learn about importance of PCP for handling transitions and the biographical approach.
Section 2: What does Person Centred Planning mean in the support & care of ageing
people with intellectual disability
This section gives a more practical insight into how to implement a Person Centred Planning approach. Specifically the trainee will learn:
• How to use your own biography to learn about the importance of transitions in life.
• How to use tools for person centred thinking and planning.
• The importance of “circles of friends” / “circles of support”.
• Specific aspects to consider when working with people with an intellectual disability and dementia.
Section 3: Person Centred Approaches and Staff Attitudes
This section shows that whatever techniques or skills we have, our attitude towards the person with intellectual disability fundamental our approach. Three examples are given of every day practice in which this basic attitude is highlighted (for ethical reasons, the situations are presented by an actor and worker in a role play situation.) Important attitudes are:
• Willingness to explore, instead of judging, feelings and behaviour.
• Respecting a person’s uniqueness
• Respecting the person’s specific aspects of coping with their disability
Target group Staff working with Ageing people with ID
Result Soical-heathcare services
Area of application
On completion of this module the trainee should have acquired these competencies:
• Transposing the person-centered thinking approach into person-centered planning
• Supporting the empowerment of service users particularly during life transitions (moving homet, retirement )
• The ability to apply different person-centred tools in life planning and service planning
• The ability to bring a person-centred understanding to age-related issues, transitions, diseases, social life, retirement, physical changes.
• To reflect on their beliefs and attitudes towards an ageing person with ID and to improve the ability to regard them as a person with dreams, wishes, interests instead of a person becoming more dependent.