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describe how a person centred approach enable individual with dementia to be involved in there own care and support
Personalisation is intended to transform social care by putting people at the centre of their own care so that they have independence, choice and control over the services they use. [ Alzheimer's Society supports the stated aims of the personalisation agenda. It has the potential to improve quality of life for people with dementia and their carers, by reinforcing the importance of placing the
individual at the centre of their care, with a shift towards early intervention and locally based services. Personal budgets - the main approach to delivering the personalisation agenda - can enable people with dementia and their carers to exercise more choice and control over their care. Alzheimer's Society supports all people with dementia having a personal budget, in the form that is most appropriate for them. However, significant steps are needed to enable individuals to take advantage of personal budgets. Clearer evidence, information and support is vital. Without making personalisation work for the large number of people living with dementia, the personalisation agenda will not be able to successfully and universally deliver the type of change envisaged by the government. ]
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