Person centred

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Working in partnership
Client centred
Person-centred
Client-centred
NARROWER TERMS

A person-centred approach is where the person is placed at the centre of the service rather than their condition or disability. Support should focus on achieving the person's aspirations and be tailored to their needs and unique circumstances. Person-centred care, person-centred therapy and person-centred practices are commonly used in the health care context.

Report

Expert commentary: what is the state of the art in person-centred care?

This expert commentary has been commissioned to contribute to a series of consultation and discussion papers on its future vision for the Australian healthcare system. The commentary team has been engaged to offer independent expertise and experience to prepare this plain English commentary.
Report

Person-centred approaches to private housing for people with disability: impediments, difficulties and opportunities

This Final Report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by the Disability Policy and Research Working Group (DPRWG) to explore the barriers and obstacles impeding a person-centred approach to planning and private housing for people with disability. More specifically, the research aimed to...
Report

Unfitness to plead and indefinite detention of persons with cognitive disabilities

This report summarises the findings of a two-year research project designed to develop practical and legal solutions to the problem of persons with cognitive disabilities – and particularly Indigenous people with cognitive disabilities – being found unfit to plead and detained indefinitely in Australia.
Briefing paper

Legal help as mental healthcare

This paper looks at how health justice partnership uses legal help to improve client outcomes, offering one avenue for more holistic responses to compounding issues around mental ill-health that may otherwise continue to escalate.
Journal article

Wongee Mia: an innovative family-centred approach to addressing Aboriginal housing needs and preventing eviction in Australia

This paper is about an initiative emerging out of Perth (Western Australia) which is taking a different approach to addressing Aboriginal homelessness.
Report

Health at a glance: Europe 2018

The Health at a Glance: Europe report series gauges progress towards effective, accessible and resilient health systems across the EU. The report which is published every two years attempts to provide a neutral, descriptive comparison of all EU countries on the basis of publically available...
Report

Impact of digital health on the safety and quality of health care

This report by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (University of Sydney) explores the effects of five digital health interventions on patient safety and quality of care.
Report

Harnessing the power of client experience: the collection and use of client feedback in the social sector

The report provides a framework for an effective client feedback system, as well as practical advice on how to start using one. It also shares benchmarking results for the disability sector specifically, including insights into the sector’s current use of client feedback and areas for...
Report

Developing and maintaining person centred active support

This project aimed to explore the applicability of Active Support in supported accommodation services for people with neurotrauma, and the effectiveness of this model of staff practice in improving quality of life outcomes for this group.
Journal article

Are you really focused on your clients?

Prompts to help you reflect on how well you know your clients and what they need, drawing upon the SVA Fundamentals for Impact.