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Person-centred care planning: examples and guides to help you create outstanding care plans

August 12, 2020
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Person-centred care planning: examples and guides from Birdie

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:

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.

Start here

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.

See examples


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.

Discover the method

Going digital

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.

Read testimonials

Get specific

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.

Combat isolation

COVID-19 care planning

Discover how you can reduce risks for older adults at risk of COVID-19 and what changes need to be made to their care plan to keep them safe.

Reduce risks

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