Written in 1996 (by Robert Schalock)and reprinted in 1997, this article suggests that quality of life measures could be/should be a valued component of quality assurance standards. Are we there yet?
2020 Person Centered Thinking Training flyer Here’s a listing of two-day trainings offered by Mains’l. Person-centered thinking (PCT) focuses on empowering people receiving supports to have positive control over a life they find meaningful. PCT approaches respectfully address issues of health and safety from a variety of perspectives. In this 2-day interactive training participants learn to … Read more 2020 2-Day Person Centered Thinking Training
It’s getting close to Gathering time in Petaluma! More information inside about our April 1-2, 2020 get together.
A reminder that screening can help doctors find and prevent some types of cancer early.
Supporting individuals and staff who have a hard time remembering to take their medication when they’re out and about.
Supporting people who have a hard time swallowing medication. Watch A Spoonful of Yogurt.
Essential lifestyle plans are developed through a process of listening, learning and acting. In the pages that follow, you will find a collection of articles on how to do that in a responsible way. A way that supports people in living the good quality life they deserve. These are selected writings by Michael W. Smull on … Read more Listen, Learn, Act
Written by Helen Saunders and Associates and published by the UK Department of Health, this information is designed to help providers know how to use person-centred planning approaches to deliver truly person-centred services. Person Centred Planning Advice for Providers
A workbook for helping people with disabilities evaluate the places they live and work. This is a workbook about PROGRAM EVALUATION. That means looking at the things a program is good at (its strengths) and the things it should work on (its needs). It is a way to help a program improve and get better … Read more ANDI for Consumers
It is hoped that the information in this guide is written in a way that is easy to understand. This was done so that; people with developmental disabilities who read, can read it and use it; people who advocate for those who cannot read can explain it more easily; we can all understand. Its-My-Choice by … Read more It’s MY Choice