Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland
Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

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Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

3.5 Outcomes for children and outcomes for adults

Assessments of need for services tend to focus on people’s problems and impairments, and on particular areas of need – especially personal care needs (Sapey et al., 2004). In this section we argue that a more appropriate focus may be on those personal outcomes that people think are important to them in the context of their lives. There are many different outcomes-based approaches and models. In the next part of this section we offer you a choice of frameworks to explore:

Of course, you may want to have a look at both outcomes frameworks and find out how they are used in practice so that you can compare them.

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