A Guide To Using The Person Centered Description

By Bob Sattler & Michael Smull

What follows is a guide to using a Person Centered Description (PCD). It is called a description rather than a plan because it lacks action planning. The PCD should be used to develop the actions and then the person centered description and actions together make up a person centered plan. This guide is designed to be used by those who will support people who are leaving a congregate setting such as a public ICF. The PCD provides a snapshot of a person’s life based on what is known at the time it is written. A Guide To Using The Person Centered Description