Person Centred Care
Olive Leaf Healthcare Solutions takes a person centred approach to supporting individuals and we use person centred planning to enable them to work towards the goals they wish to achieve. This means that we tailor what we do and how we do it to suit each person’s specific, and often, complex needs. They’re individual in their requirements, so the solutions and plans we put in place – with their full input – to help them achieve their goals must be individual too.
We spend time listening to, and understanding, an individual. We learn about what’s important to them, what their needs and wants are, and how they would like to live their life. Then we work closely with them and their family, as well as other support professionals to create a person centred plan. This sets out what their goals are and how we will work together to help them achieve them.
A person centred plan is a living document – regularly updated as needs or goals change. It’s also regularly referred to by everyone involved so that we can ensure we’re working together to provide consistent, appropriate support.
What’s in a person centred plan?
We use person centred planning to set out how we will support each person to live the life they want. A person centred plan tells the story of how the individual wants to live their life now, and in the future. We use many different communication tools, so even if an individual finds verbal or written communication difficult, they can still be at the heart of the process of developing their plan.
A person centred plan sets out:
- What’s important to the individual
- What they want to achieve
- Where they want to live
- What they want to learn
- What support they need and how they want to use it
- How they can live a healthy life
- What their hobbies are
We provide a free homecare assessment of a person’s care needs at an initial home visit without obligation.
If you feel that you may benefit from the help we can offer then please do not hesitate to ring us on 0333 012 4384.
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