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ERIC Number: EJ836179
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 62
ISSN: ISSN-1360-2322
Person-Centred Planning or Person-Centred Action? Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disability Services
Mansell, Jim; Beadle-Brown, Julie
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, v17 n1 p1-9 Mar 2004
Background: This critical review considers the nature and importance of person-centred planning in the context of current British policy and service development in intellectual disability. The difference between person-centred planning and other kinds of individual planning is discussed. Materials and method: The scale of the task of implementing person-centred planning as a national policy initiative is considered. The limited evidence base for person-centred planning is reviewed and the reasons for the failure of previous attempts at individual planning are analysed. The assumption that person-centred services will be produced by a new kind of individual planning is questioned. Conclusions: Consideration is given to what would be necessary to make services more person-centred, including changes in power relations, funding arrangements and staff training and supervision.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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