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The integration of health and social care and personalisation of service delivery are key priorities for all service providers and people who use them. Here we present a model which may be of interest to those who are seeking new ways of working. 

Person Centred Care and Support Planning: a whole organisational approach to person centred thinking using dementia care as an illustrative example. (PDF opens in new window or right-click to save)

Person Centred Understanding (PDF opens in new window or right-click to save)

ADAPT is a tool for helping staff, family and carers to successfully support people in any care setting (home, residential establishment, hospital ward) when they are expressing distressed behaviour.

Alleviating Distress by Applying Person Centred Thinking (ADAPT) (PDF opens in new window or right-click to save)

 In 2004 while leading a local sure start programme in Lancashire I led on the use of an approach to person centred planning named Family Essential Lifestyle Planning. This is believed to be the first time this approach had been used outside of services for disabled people. The success of this approach with children and their families resulted in my Doctoral Thesis, A showcase presentation was well received by the then Under Secretary of State for Health Ivan Lewis MP.

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Planning with People Showcase - a Presentation by Dr Clive Acraman

Planning with People Showcase - a Presentation by Rachel Hemingway

Report from Staff Team at Morecombe Bay Family Resource Centre

Planning with People Process and Tools

Quotes from staff at Morecombe Bay Family Resource Centre and Feedback from Familes using Morecombe Bay Family Support Services

Planning with People - Presentation by Frankie Shorrocks, Morecombe Family Suport Resource Services

Timeline demonstrating the development of person centred planning within service delivery for children and their families

East Lancashire PCT used Planning with People processes and tools to develop an intervention for familes where one or more children had been identified as living with obesity. This was known as the (Obesity Support for Children and Relatives) OSCAR This programme was identified as an example of best practice by the Department of Health

Sam's Story: Why did Sam join the OSCAR Programme, How did OSCAR support Sam and How did OSCAR make a difference to Sam and his family?

Here Dr Ailsa Brotherton from the University of Central Lanacshire discusses how OSCAR may be beneficial for Adult weight management 

Opportunities in Adult Weight Management Services (PDF opens in new window or right-click to save)