Identify support relationships – How can they expand, broaden/create new relationships. - Sally Reed Crawford. Who do you spend time with?. Call on the Phone. Clergy. Doctors. Dates. PEOPLE IN MY LIFE. Friends. Acquaintances. Family. Staff.
Identify support relationships – How can they expand, broaden/create new relationships. -Sally Reed Crawford
Who do you spend time with?
Call on the Phone
PEOPLE IN MY LIFE
Identify places where an individual can get connected with ongoing relationships – versus – places that just provide customer service.–Sally Reed Crawford
PLACES I GO
To acknowledge what kind of control individual exercises over their daily schedule & long term decisions. -Sally Reed Crawford
Who decides routines?
Are you Happy?
CHOICES I MAKE
Access everything in your home?
Acknowledge gifts/talents, unique qualities, strengths that contribute and enrich other’s lives. –Sally Reed Crawford
Bring to Others
Display of Caring
Happiness to Others?
What Works / What Doesn’t contribute and enrich other’s lives. Discover what a person likes & dislikes; environments that are and aren’t comfortable; what supports are necessary to succeed; how s/he likes to spend time & with whom.
Health - Identify what needs to be shared so that education of community connections is complete. Identify what is best left for private conversations
Rights – use circle to continue ongoing education of individual rights and civil liberties. –Sally Reed Crawford
Has your level of physical activity changed?
How do you stay healthy?
Rights, Health, Wellness & Safety
Do you have any fears?
Are you home alone?
Who’s your Doctor?
To acknowledge the individual’s current roles & explore new role identification in the Community. -Sally Reed Crawford
Begins to identify how life can be different & can sometimes address concerns & demystify fears. –Sally Reed Crawford
Dreams for short term and long term future – in every aspect of life
MY VISION FOR THE FUTURE
Food Folks & Fun
Place to turn “lemons into lemonade”. The circle members work together to brainstorm solution.
Obstacles & Opportunities
Time to negotiate all resources – paid & non-paid. Always strive for typical supports first.
Who has control over your budget?
What are unmet or undiscovered needs?
How many hours of each service do you receive?
What would you like to add to or delete from your budget?
Do you participate in how decisions are made re: how your budget is allotted?
Best help you understand your finances?
Is your spending money enough to meet your needs?
Reasons for Profiling:
1. Get to know the person--hear his/her view on life
2. Develop a shared appreciation of the person's gifts, capacities and struggles
3. Value and include the perspectives of family members, direct service workers, friends and others typically excluded
DEVELOPING THE PERSONAL PROFILE strive for typical supports first.
4. Establish a record of how things are now for future planning, goal setting and objectives
7. Determine who should be at subsequent meeting(s)
3. Finding New Directions: The Planning Meetings
4. Continuous Action: Solving Problems Over Time
-everyone & their relationship to focus person
-typical descriptors—NOT “has all ADLs”
-positive attributes or valued skills
3. What is important to the person
-people, activities, pace, routines
-“if this is going to happen we must. . .”
-how will things that make sense be maintain
-start with an issue, describe the now, brainstorm ways to change (or keep) the situation, chose what to do, who will do it, by when it will be done
1. What is MAP (e.g., planning tool)?
2. What is . . .’s history or story?
3. What are your dreams for. . .?
4. What are your nightmares for. . .?
5. Who is . . .?
6. What are . . .’s strengths, gifts, talents?
7. What does. . .need?
8. What would . . .’s ideal day at school look like and what must be done to make it happen?
Invitation to a MAP Meeting strive for typical supports first.
1. Touching the Dream--North Star
2. Sensing the Goal(establish time frame)
3. Grounding in the Now
4. Identifying People toEnroll
5. Recognizing ways to Build Strength
6. Charting action for the Next Few Months
7. Planning the Next Month’s Work
8. Committing to the First Steps
1 strive for typical supports first.
Name of the PATH
Source: M. Smull
Examples of non-negotiables:
-having lots of friends
-living where I grew up
-living with people who do not mind clutter
-living with people who “love me the best”
-not living in the city
-control over my own space, my own possessions
*Providers who do not meet these are NOT considered.
About Choices & Action Planning strive for typical supports first.
We’ve always done it that wayMaybe we could….
There’s only one wayTell me more about….
That will never workWhat if…..
We’ve tried that onceWhat are all the options?
We’re not ready for thatLet’s give it a try
Be realisticWe might want to consider
It’s too much workLet’s try it anyway
It’s not in the budgetWhat ideas do you have?
TECHNIQUES FOR RECORDING THE MEETINGS strive for typical supports first.
Recording the information on Charts:
Recorder Tips strive for typical supports first.
Ideas for colors:
GREEN--go, positive But be flexible &
BLUE--general info/data colorful
Source: B. Mount
Success requires… strive for typical supports first.
True person centered planning will bring about increased presence, choice, respect, participation and competence.