Assignment On Person-Centered Care

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PERSON-CENTERED CAREAssessmentName:Submitted toDate:
Person-centered care1Table of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2Discussion........................................................................................................................................2Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................51
Person-centered care2IntroductionPrior to the inception of the person-centered care, the similar principles were seen to becrystallized in the 'Framework for Accomplishment' given by John O'Brien and Connie LyleO'Brien. In this framework, they listed major five areas which were critical in shaping the qualitylife of the people and asserted all the services must be judged by extent to which the people areable to share ordinary places, develop various abilities, make choices, and treated with respectand has valued social role and how they grow in relationships. The care is titled as ‘person-centered’ due to the idea behind its development and sharing a belief that services towards workmust be performed in a ‘service-centered' manner. The prime ideology behind the person-centredplanning is to set up services in response to the various issues like devaluation, social exclusion,disempowerment but these are also seen to make the situation worse for individuals albeitunintentionally.DiscussionAccording to Harkness J (2005), the person-centered planning is seen to impact the healthoutcomes of the patients positively. A review of various studies regarding the professionals whodeliver person-centered care has found out that it helps in various aspects like reduction of theemotional exhaustion, job satisfaction along with increased sense of accomplishment (Lutz BJ,Bowers BJ). The person –centered care helps in promoting effective communication. Thiseffective communication is vital for improving the quality of the people suffering from dementia.Therefore, the efforts must be made by the staff so as to enhance the communication, make thepatients listen to the staff and in turn understanding the patients. As the behavior and emotionalstates of the people suffering from dementia are the only forms of communication where theycan reflect their feelings, person-centered care, along with a skilled staff helps in identifying the2
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