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Tag: person centred care

Research – integrated health and social care

Keeping it Personal (January – December 2014) Keeping it Personal (KiP) is part of the People Powered Health & Wellbeing programme. Through the project we sought to understand how health and social care partnerships can support more person-centred and integrated practice when working in a way that focuses on people first. The KiP project was managed by Iriss. Over a 12-month period KiP brought together health and social care practitioners, people who access services and […]

Measuring person-centred care

The Health Foundation have produced a useful guide – Person-centred care made simple. It aims to make a complex subject accessible to a much wider audience, and in particular those for whom this is a new area. It is a quick overview of the principles of person-centred care, why it is important, how it has developed, and some examples to help those considering putting person-centred care in to practice. There’s also a related publication – Helping […]

Quote: person-centred care

“There is a new orthodoxy: people who use health services can no longer be viewed as passive recipients of care but must be active co-producers of their own health. But there remains a stubborn gap between the commitment and the reality: only a little over half of people are involved as much as they want to be in decisions about their care and treatment. Put 100 people living with a long-term condition in a room and only three […]

Commissioning relationship-centred care in Essex: an evaluation

How can local authority commissioners work with the care home sector to ensure older people consistently receive high-quality, relationship-centred care? This report reviews the improvements Essex County Council made to the commissioning of its care home services for older people. It evaluates the implementation and outcomes of the My Home Life Essex programme, introduced to improve the relationship between commissioners and care home providers, and to enable care home managers to focus on providing relationship-centred […]