person centred planning and care management
Simon Duffy Director of consultancy, Paradigm
Helen Sanderson Senior partner, Helen Sanderson Associates
The role played by care managers in person centred planning shifts as the process matures and it is important that they know when to take the lead and when to step back and let the individual take control of his or her life. Here, Simon Duffy and Helen Sanderson describe the Five Gear Model - a useful tool in helping the care manager decide how much intervention is necessary
Helping people say what is important to them
Helping them get the help they need
Making sure people are in control of their own lives.
Learning Disability Practice. 7, 6,12-16. doi: 10.7748/ldp2004.07.7.6.12.c1577