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self advocates leading person centred planning

Tricia Nicoll Regional Advisor, Valuing People Support Team, National Forum of People with Learning Difficulties, Independent Consultant with First Step
Karen Flood Co-Chair, National Forum of People with Learning Difficulties, Independent Consultant with First Step

Tricia Nicoll with Karen Flood explore the ways in which people with learning disabilities can lead person centred planning, using personal stories to explore the role of professionals in supporting such initiatives

Person centred planning is currently one of the most frequently heard phrases. Services are striving to be person centred and many people are talking about a person centred approach to service design. The guidance on person centred planning for implementation groups supporting the Valuing People White Paper stressed the importance of enabling people with learning disabilities to lead their own plans. In reality, this is proving difficult for all concerned and for many professionals in particular.

Learning Disability Practice. 8, 1,14-17. doi: 10.7748/ldp2005.02.8.1.14.c1603

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