Person-centred care Person-centred care supports people to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to more effectively manage and make informed decisions about their own health and health care
In person-centred care, health and social care professionals work collaboratively with those that use their services.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
This guide is a quick overview of person-centred care, offering a clear explanation of the principles, why it is important, how it has developed, and some examples to help those considering putting pe...
'The more you know, the more you realise it is really challenging to do': Tensions and uncertainties in person-centred support for people with long-term conditions
Objective To identify and examine tensions and uncertainties in person-centred approaches to self-management support – approaches that take patients seriously as moral agents and orient support to ...
Fidelity or flexibility: An ethnographic study of the implementation and use of the Patient Activation Measure
Objective: To evaluate the use of the PAM in the English National Health service. The PAM is a validated scale that measures ‘activation’ (people’s knowledge, skills, and confidence in managing their ...
A quality registry approach to support patient-centred, outcomes-focused, cost-effective care in rheumatology
This project aims to improve the quality of care provided to rheumatology patients in two health board clinics in Scotland.
Person-centred care for children with asthma using non-health care community resources: The SCORE Programme
This project aims to empower children with asthma to understand their condition, self-manage it and participate in physical activities.
The value of different aspects of person-centred care: a series of discrete choice experiments in people with long-term conditions
Objective: To measure the value the patients place on different aspects of person-centred care. Design: We systematically identified four attributes of person-centred care. We then measured their v...
REMAIN: REAsonable adjustments to MAINstream diabetes and obesity care for adults with a learning disability
This project involved developing resources for commissioners and practitioners to facilitate reasonable adjustments to diabetes services so that they meet statutory obligations.
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