oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Person-centred care planning for vulnerable adults and older persons : conference paper

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



People, especially the vulnerable, have to be kept at centre stage in all development planning. It is thus important to understand, in practical terms, what is meant by a 'person-centred' approach in socio-economic, health care and development planning in South Africa. People-centred development planning (PCDP) is a fundamentally different way of thinking about, seeing and working with people, and especially vulnerable groups. It is a move from 'power over' relationships to a 'power with' relationship.

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