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Person-centred recording in social care training course

An informative one-day course providing delegates with important input on the principles of and approaches to person-centred recording and care planning in social care.

Course content

This course provides a detailed understanding of the principles of person-centred care and the tools and techniques for embedding into recording and care planning:

  • What we mean by person-centred
  • Legal and regulatory framework
  • Principles of good record keeping
  • Planning with a person-centred approach
  • Features of person-centred approaches
  • Writing a good care plan
  • Risk and person-centred planning

Learning outcomes

Attendees will develop a clear understanding of what a strengths-based, person-centred service looks like:

  • Increase knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework relating to person-centred approaches
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of person-centred planning
  • Enable opportunities to develop practice in recording person-centred plans
  • Improve understanding of requirements for recording person-centred care and support plans

Who should attend?

Social care staff, including frontline teams and managers from adult social care teams in local authorities, occupational therapists, reablement teams, registered care and support providers, voluntary organisations and housing providers.


The length of the training is one full day, however SCIE trainers can deliver it over two half-days to suit your organisation’s needs.

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.