New guide to person-centred care
A new training pack on person-centred care has been launched by Amanda Waring and Rosemary Hurtley.
Launched at the National Care Forums managers conference in November, the learning pack comprises a workbook, 24 DVD tracks and CD-ROM handouts which aim to consolidate and combine good practice with creative activity, using practical exercises with visualisations,empathy exercises, films, poetry, vox-pops and meditations.
The pack tackles person centred care in dementia, transition and loss, ageism, intergenerational differences, building communities and the importance of relationships.
‘The accessibility of the materials and the emotional impact is fundamental to why this pack works so well,’ said Ms Waring.
‘The stars of stage and screen, including June Whitfield, Virginia Mckenna with Claire Rayner, enhance the films, communicating humour and enabling messages to be understood in an engaging way. These combine to produce a powerful and unique training for person c