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Downhampton is a large town with a long industrial history. The local council is working with the local National Health Service primary care trust (PCT), to improve services for adults with learning difficulties from minority ethnic communities. There has been a very low take-up of services in this group. The work is led by a sub-group of the local learning disability partnership board. The three main elements of their strategy are: • support for family carers, through a carers’ group, especially for non-English speakers; • a self-advocacy and support group for people with learning difficulties from minority ethnic communities; • a local authority access team encouraging more ‘person-centred’ support so minority ethnic service users and carers are better able to access mainstream services.
At its heart personalisation seems to be used to mean tailoring the service or support to the individual citizen or service user. While, as we have 39 Supporting people said, its definition remains vague and unclear, in social care it appears to serve as a synonym for person-centred support. It is this latter term that we will mainly be using in this book although we see the two terms as having significantly shared meanings. In this chapter we will look at the origins of the idea and practice of ‘person-centred support’, but focus particularly on the meanings that service users, practitioners and managers now seem to attach to it.
Services that too often created a culture of dependency and move towards a future that seeks to develop the potential that is in every single individual. (Dowling et al, 2006, p 1) 42 Person-centred support Reviewing the literature of person-centred planning in social care, Sandra Dowling and her colleagues say that it: … is at the heart of much recent policy relating to the provision of social care services. It refers to a family of approaches aimed at enabling people who use services to plan their own futures and to get the services that they need.