Person-centred care planning: examples and guides to help you create outstanding care plans
If you own, manage or work in a business that provides care, you’ve probably asked yourself the following questions.
What is a person centred care plan?
Does a care plan need to be person centred?
Can software help you create person centred care plans?
A person’s care plan is the cornerstone of care delivery. It helps keep everyone on track, helps you to map your clients needs, goals, preferences and important details and keep your care team aligned.
Whether you’re looking for guidance on creating a care plan from scratch, example care plans for inspiration, a checklist to keep you on track, or to understand how digital care planning software can help, it’s all here.
Here are some quick links to our most popular content on person-centred care planning:
- How do you make a person centred care plan? A guide for home care from Birdie
- Person centred care planning software: what you need to know
- Examples of person centred care plans
- 5 critical questions you need to ask in your care plan questionnaires
- SMART care planning
- SMART care planning checklist
- Digital vs paper care plans: understand the benefits of using digital care plans
- 10 care planning tasks to help combat the risks of isolation
- Care planning for those at higher risk of COVID-19
Creating your first care plan
If you’re new to care planning, or you want to give your current care plans a person-centred refresh, we can help.
Discover the questions to ask and the steps to take when assessing and planning care.
See how it’s done
To help you get going quickly, we’ve created a quick-reference guide to person centred care plan examples that you can start implementing right away.
SMART care planning is a tried and tested system for ensuring you tick all the boxes. Learn how you can apply the SMART method with our guide and download your own handy checklist to help you stay on track.
If you’re looking to switch from paper care plans to digital, there are a few things to think about. Check out the differences between paper and digital care plans first, then when you’re ready take a look at how some of our customers have made the switch.
Every person you care for is different, with different needs, goals and abilities. If someone you care for is at risk of isolation, check out 10 tasks you can add to your client’s care plan that’ll help combat the risks.
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