Support Plans and Person-Centred Plans capture the detail about what is important in the persons life, what is working well for them and also the areas of their life that they would like to change.
At Imagineer, we are experienced in creatively working alongside people who are developing their Support Plan or Person-Centred Plan helping to facilitate the conversations to gather the detail for a plan, ensuring that the persons wishes are clearly and accurately expressed in their plan.
A Support Plan should form the basis of positive action towards an improved future.
A Support Plan is focused on and led by you. The details will be determined by what you want to share, what you want to focus on and the areas of your life that you wish to achieve things in or to change. The Plan is what helps you to stay in control and be in the driving seat of your life; and it helps everyone else to understand how that should happen.
An individualised Support Plan can start life as a blank sheet of paper. The information builds over time until the important details have been captured that truly represent you. This can include your:
Local Authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups (NHS) require people to complete a Support Plan as part of the process to access a Personal Budget or a Personal Health Budget.
In these circumstances, a template form is usually provided which you would complete with support from people that you choose to have involved (such as family or close friends); and the process is coordinated by your Social Worker or Care Coordinator.
Support Brokers can also assist you with developing your Support Plan, including how to use the all the resources available to you to implement the plan, you Personal Budget, Personal Health Budget, resources available in your community, grants and other income.
Imagineer can also help provide the continued assistance some people need with the implementation and ongoing management of their Support Plan – this is sometimes referred to as Brokerage Management.
The content of a Support Plan includes:
At Imagineer, we are trained, skilled and experienced Person-Centred Planning facilitators. The team are able to facilitate Plans using the following Person-Centred Planning tools:
We can work with anyone to develop their Person-Centred Plan or their Support Plan.
We have a broad range of experience working with people in different circumstances to achieve positive and transformational life changes.
We can support you with the reviewing of progress which helps to keep things on track, by holding regular review meetings with the people you would like to involve.
The frequency of the review meetings will be up to you and this can change depending on what is happening in your life at any particular time. At Imagineer, we find that people value regular meetings when there are changes taking place in their life or when there are a number of issues that need to be addressed.
Here are some example support plans that have been developed through our Support Brokerage Training.
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