Developing person-centred planning in dementia care
Judy Ryan Nurse practice development facilitator, Intellectual Disability Service, HSE Midlands Region, Ireland
Eileen Carey Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick
Judy Ryan and Eileen Carey discuss health action planning for an older person with an intellectual disability and dementia, and her circle of friends
This article provides an overview of the current literature on person-centred planning, health action planning and associated concepts such as facilitation and advocacy. It explores how flexible approaches to person-centred planning and health action planning were introduced and adapted to meet the individual daily changing needs of Anna, an older person with Down syndrome and dementia.
Learning Disability Practice. 12, 5,24-28. doi: 10.7748/ldp2009.06.12.5.24.c7064