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CU2623 Implement Person Centred Approaches in Health
and Social Care
This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to implement person centred approaches. Credit




Learning outcomes

Assessment criteria

The learner will:

The learner can:


1.1 Define person-centred values

Understand person centred
approaches for care and support

1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a
way that embeds person centred values
1.3 Explain why risk-taking can be part of a
person centred approach
1.4 Explain how using an individual’s care
plan contributes to working in a person
centred way


Be able to work in a person-centred way

2.1 Find out the history, preferences, wishes
and needs of the individual
2.2 Apply person centred values in day to
day work taking into account the history,
preferences, wishes and needs of the


Be able to establish consent when
providing care or support

3.1 Explain the importance of establishing
consent when providing care or support
3.2 Establish consent for an activity or action
3.3 Explain what steps to take if consent
cannot be readily established


Be able to encourage active

4.1 Describe how active participation
benefits an individual
4.2 Identify possible barriers to active
4.3 Demonstrate ways to reduce the barriers
and encourage active participation


Be able to support the individual’s right
to make choices

5.1 Support an individual to make informed
5.2 Use agreed risk assessment processes
to support the right to make choices
5.3 Explain why a worker’s personal views
should not influence an individual’s
5.4 Describe how to support an individual to
question or challenge decisions
concerning them that are made by


Be able to promote individuals’ wellbeing

6.1 Explain how...

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