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Person-centred care training course

An in-depth training course exploring how person-centred care puts people and their families at the centre of any care and support decisions or intervention. Content includes assessment and support planning, through to provision of care in residential or home care settings.

Course content

Our CPD-accredited course explores the four key principles of person-centred care and how the approach can best be put into practice.

Course content includes:

  • what is person-centred care?
  • legal and regulatory framework
  • Care Act and person-centred care
  • person-centred values
  • tools to support person-centred approaches
  • making choices and consent
  • risk enablement
  • features of person-centred approaches
  • case studies and exercises to give practical insight.

Learning outcomes

Attendees will gain a better understanding of person-centred care.

Participants will:

  • know the legal and regulatory framework relating to person-centred approaches
  • understand approaches to person-centred care and the impact on wellbeing
  • reflect on their own practice and its impact on the people they support
  • be able to identify and deal with challenges of person-centred working.

Who should attend?

Social care and health staff working in local authorities, organisations providing care and support, voluntary organisations, housing and children’s services This includes social workers, social care officers, managers, frontline care staff, occupational therapists, nurses, clinical staff, housing officers, carers (paid, voluntary and informal).


The course is delivered over two half days or one full day.

CPD accreditation

CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/38.

CPD Standards Office Accredited Course

Book on an in-house course

This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 16 delegates (for online delivery) and 20 delegates (for face-to-face delivery at your premises). The course can be adapted to your organisation’s CPD requirements.