Jane Silvester shares why people who use social care services should be given care and support based on what they can already do, what they want to achieve and the help they need to live their lives in the way they want to.
After training to be a dietitian, Heather worked in the NHS from 2010 to 2016. She is now using her dietetic skills to support the work of The Vegan Society. In this blog post, Heather describes what person-centred care looks like through the lens of veganism.
Person-centred care shouldn’t be an add-on or an afterthought; it should be embedded in the way that on-going care and support is delivered. For people with a learning disability and dementia this is no exception.