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Personalised Care: Peer Leadership Foundation - Step One

Learn what personalised care is and how the whole population can benefit in England.

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Learn what personalised care is and how the whole population can benefit.

As the NHS moves towards a more personalised health and care system, it’s important for people to have a clear idea of what this new, more targeted approach to health and care means for them.

On this course you’ll learn what personalised care is, and how it can benefit the whole population in England. You’ll also hear how it works in practice.

What topics will you cover?

  • Changing demands on the NHS
  • People’s stories of personalised care
  • Shared decision making and how it works in practice
  • Social prescribing and community based support
  • Patient choice and your ‘legal right to choose’
  • Supported self management
  • Personalised care and support planning
  • Personal health budgets and the difference they can make

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Discuss the changing demands on the NHS
  • Describe the benefits of personalised care for the whole population
  • Describe the six ways people can experience personalised care
  • Discuss personalised care with health professionals with more confidence

Who is the course for?

This course is open to everyone but is mainly aimed at people with long-term conditions and disabilities and their carers who want to improve their situation by gaining knowledge of personalised care.

Who will you learn with?

My name is Jo Fitzgerald and my son, Mitchell, had one of the first personal health budgets. I work at NHS England and NHS Improvement leading the Lived Experience team.

My name is Colin Royle and I previously cared for my dad. He received a personal health budget in 2009 which transformed his life. I now work for NHS England and NHS Improvement.

Who developed the course?

Personalised Care Group at NHS England and NHS Improvement

As part of NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Personalised Care Group is responsible for ensuring that personalised care becomes ‘business as usual’ across the health and care system.

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