Person Centred Care (PCC)

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Person Centred Care (PCC) is based on a set of principles and criteria, such as fundamental rights, individuality, autonomy and the project life of each person. PCC offers care, which allows the different professionals involved in providing services to the elderly, to perform the care from a holistic point of view, respecting their wishes and desires, promoting their autonomy and empowerment in order to ensure and improve their quality of life.

Advantages and benefits of PCC for the ...

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Person

  • Increased enjoyment of food
  • Decreased syringe feeding
  • Fall reduction
  • Better sleep
  • Improving interest and participation in activities
  • Perceive and enjoy the possibilities of choice
  • Identifying hobbies and significant activities of the person
  • Increased social interaction
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Family

  • Family empowerment. Participation and involvement in care and decisions are encouraged
  • Increased number of visits
  • Spend more time with their family member
  • Improvement of the quality of information and its accessibility
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Professional carer

  • Greater involvement in their tasks
  • Teamwork is facilitated
  • Decisions are shared
  • Planning is provided
  • More initiatives and capacities are being developed
  • Greater personal and professional development
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Care organization

  • Better trained and more motivated direct care staff
  • Development of initiatives and staff capabilities is being supported
  • Global feeling of a “better performance” of the center
  • Improvement of the social climate
  • Fewer complaints from Families
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Professional carer

  • Greater involvement in their tasks
  • Teamwork is facilitated
  • Decisions are shared
  • Planning is provided
  • More initiatives and capacities are being developed
  • Greater personal and professional development

Our services in PCC

  • Analysis of the current situation (care model, working shifts, involvement of the individual, the family and the environment, architecture, staff motivation, usage of new technologies).
  • Technical supervision during the process of culture change towards a new paradigm in care.
  • Staff sensibilisation through interdisciplinary group workshops.
  • Implement a method of assessing the planning of person-centred care, based on good practices, such as the “Care Visit“.
  • Advice on the redesign of the environment to promote the empowerment and well-being.