Our second book “Making it Personal for Everyone”, was written by Dimensions Chief Executive Steve Scown and Helen Sanderson of Helen Sanderson Associates.
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The book explains how we worked with a team of people living and working in a typical care home – ‘Old Street’.
Using person-centred practices, the book shows how we worked with people to give them more choice and control over their life – what they do, where they go, how they are supported and who supports them.
Just enough support
“Making it Personal for Everyone” takes into account three perspectives:
- “Anne-Marie”, who lives in the house
- Becky, who works there and
- Carolynn, the manager.
It describes how the new person-centred approach “Just Enough Support” enabled Anne-Marie to enjoy a life of her choosing, within budget, while increasing her connection with her local community.
The video below was made to accompany the book.
Making it Personal - our first book
Making it Personal for Everyone was our second book about the personalisation journey. Making it Personal: A provider's journey from tradition to transformation, was our first book and was published in 2010. Download a copy of our first book