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Person Centred Planning

July 1, 2012

At it’s best, person centred planning is a way to focus on the dreams of us all; it is a wonderful co-learning experience in which we are enriched and revitalized; it allows us to think about what’s “possible” and “positive” that we might accomplish in a given time.   There are a range of person-centred planning tools and books about the processes.    A great link to explore is inclusion press, and there are also some excellent resources here on Helen Sanderson Associates’s site.   Shelley Nessman and I will be teaching the PATH process, pretty much my favourite planning process, in September – more information is available here, including a downloadable pamphlet.     Increasingly we think that excellent person centred planning might be the central and most significant part of supporting people with disabilities/diversabilities.   Yes, at it’s worst, we’ve also seen processes called person centred planning that didn’t even involve the individual, or their family, or their friends, and had more to do with “necessary” paperwork than with the individual.

We wondered what your experience of person centred planning was?

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Jerry Laidlaw permalink
    July 26, 2012 5:57 pm

    how dose Person Centred Planing work do you get suport to acive your goals

    • July 26, 2012 11:55 pm

      Jerry, i’m pretty sure you could answer that really well 🙂

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