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Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 1/2 hours
towards your CPD

Person centred planning is crucial to providing quality care and support. It helps professional care and support workers find out what is important to the person they support and enables services to be built around what matters most to that individual.

This module has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement person-centred approaches in adult social care settings. On completion learners will have an increased understanding of person-centred approaches including the importance of consent and the role of risk assessment.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Explain person-centred approaches in adult social care
  • Describe how to implement a person-centred approach in adult social care setting
  • Recognise the importance of establishing consent when providing care and support
  • Implement and promote active participation
  • Explain how to support an individual's right to make choices
  • Describe how to promote an individual's wellbeing
  • Explain the role of risk assessment in enabling a person-centered approach

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following units on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Promote person-centred approaches in health and social care
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings (Level 3)
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification:
Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification:
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings (Level 2)
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

For a full list of qualifications in which these units are mandatory please click here:

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • What Are Person-Centred Approaches?
  • Implementing a Person-Centred Approach
  • The Importance of Consent
  • How to Implement and Promote Active Participation
  • How to Support an Individual's Right to Make Choices
  • How to Promote an Individual's Wellbeing
  • The Role of Risk Assessment

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at those working within health, social care or children and young people’s settings, including professional care and support workers and practitioners.


With approximately 70 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 and half hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

it was to the point and not long winded. some courses tend to be over descriptive making me lose interest
12/04/2016 MD
The bite size training chapters helped recollection with final assessment
12/03/2016 HS
I find that the Virtual College as a provider offer the best e-learning courses available. On other e-learning courses it's so easy to disengage, but the way in which these courses are delivered is brilliant.
20/02/2016 TH
It was well laid out and easy to follow/ understand.
19/01/2016 CH
I found the module interesting & it will make me think more about all the different approaches in order to keep a person-centred approach.
25/09/2015 AG
Easy to follow and structured in a way that allows you to break away from the training if required
18/09/2015 MG
Refreshed good working practise
07/07/2015 AM
The module was easy to follow, used plain English and the format made easy reading
TF 05/02/2015
Very clear and concise
SH 07/08/2013
It is easy to use
JL 05/08/2013
Good Module
AB 08/07/2013
Plain language
HH 23/06/2013
I like everything about e-learning
TC 18/06/2013
Easy to access
GH 10/06/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 1/2 hours.

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