Standard 5 - Work in a Person Centred Way

Person-centred support involves understanding and respecting the individual you provide support for through taking into account such values as individuality, independence and privacy. It is crucial to work in a person-centred manner.

You will need to identify the history, preferences and wishes of those you support whilst consistently updating records to include any changes in the individual’s needs or health. Within this section you will also find valuable information on supporting the individual in maintaining their self-esteem and identity.