Personal Health Plans
Where people have a personal health budget, their support plan is called a personal health plan.
Person Centred Health Action Plans: what are we learning?
This paper will introduce one page Health Action Plans, a way of
supporting people to achieve and maintain good health that places
person centred thinking at the centre of the process. It will
examine what Government policy said about Health Action Planning
and will look at what has been tried since 2001. The learning that
has taken place will be considered and the components of a one page
Health Action Plan will be discussed. The best people to do Health
Action Planning with individuals will be suggested and the
advantages and disadvantages of this kind of method will be
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Personal Health Workbook.
This workbook is designed to help you develop a Personalised Care
Plan/Personal Health Plan. It is divided into three sections. The
first section is a series of tools and exercises that can be useful
in helping gather information for the plan. The second section is
tools and exercises that will help you develop outcomes and then
design and plan what your support will look like. The third section
is a template of the criteria for what should be in a Personal
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Personal Health Plan Template.
This is a new graphic template created by Helen Sanderson
Associates and NHS West Midlands. This template can help you create
your own personal health plan/ care plan.
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