Communication and collaboration in person-centred care planning
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Communication and collaboration in person-centred care planning

Helen Oldknow Practice development modern matron, Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Angela Cornish Service manager in learning disabilities, Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
David Newman Clinical director, Learning disabilities at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Helen Oldknow and colleagues describe a project in which service users and their families, carers and advocates are involved in service development

Learning disability affects up to 1.5 million people in the UK, about 2 per cent of the population, and people vary widely in their abilities. To ensure they, and their families, receive optimal care, service providers must commit themselves to constant improvement in service delivery. This article discusses an example of individualised, recovery-orientated care for adults with learning disabilities at an assessment and treatment unit in Doncaster.

Learning Disability Practice. 15, 3,19-22. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.04.15.3.19.c9007

Correspondence

helen.oldknow@rdash.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Conflict of interest

None declared

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