Person-centred care

Welcome to our collection of resources to help you focus care on the needs of the person. Have a suggestion for a new resource or want to share some feedback? Let us know here.

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New Project (1)

Podcast -How do you create the right conditions for co-production?

How do you create the right conditions for co-production and start doing it?  Sally Percival, Chair of the National Co-production Advisory Group, talks to TLAP’s Cat Duncan-Rees about how to get going.

Added September 5, 2019

New Project (2)

Implementing effective care planning

This good practice guide is for people working in the NHS who are implementing personal health budgets. Personal health budgets are an important lever supporting the changing relationship between a person and their clinician to enable effective care planning. This guide describes preparatory work needed to develop a local framework to enable best practice.

Added September 5, 2019

New Project (3)

Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme: Evaluation of impact on hospital activity

Age UK commissioned the Nuffield Trust to conduct a detailed evaluation of a scheme providing personalised care for older people. Given the severe pressure on health and care services across England, could this scheme help local systems by reducing the numbers of people being admitted to hospital in an emergency?

Added September 5, 2019

Latest Patient Safety Videos

This short animation from the Health Foundation is a quick overview of person-centred care, exploring what it is and why it’s important.

This webinar hosted by the American Society on Aging reviews approaches to person-centered care for someone with dementia.

Blog posts

Everyone benefits from a strengths-based approach

The Chief Operating Officer of the Social Care Institute for Excellence previews Expo 2019 and looks at the agenda for helping people to care for themselves, stay fit, well and independent…

August 15, 2019

Michael Gill: Patient data for sale

The recent merger of Patients Like Me (PLM) with the research arm of United Health Group raises questions about patient data and exposes some of the vulnerabilities for patients who share their data…

September 2, 2019

Latest news

Upcoming Events

Leading person-centred and coordinated care

Birmingham, 18 September 2019

Andrea Sutcliffe will use her experience as Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission and Chief Executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council to explore what person-centred and coordinated care is, how to recognise it, how leaders develop it and the benefits this approach can bring to health and social care

International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Taipei, 18-20 September 2019

Themed Transforming Quality for Tomorrow, the programme in Taipei 2019 will tackle the biggest issues of today and prepare you for those of tomorrow. It will challenge you to consider how through innovative projects, collaborative working and a passion for change we can transform outcomes for patients and their communities.

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