There are five lesson in this course.
Lesson #2 Description: This lesson will help you more clearly understand the purpose, value, and definitions of positive supports and person-centered planning requirements in the Positive Supports Rule (PSR).
After completing this module, you will be able to:
DHS Positive Support Rule: MN Rule 9544.0020
Practices that include the following characteristics:
* This definition draws from more than just the Positive Supports Rule.
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“Carefully implemented and monitored strategies when people need individualized support.” “Listening very closely to the person.” “Helping the person make their best choices and succeed.”
“What we do when we notice pockets of problems. How we provide extra help for enhanced skills for those who need it.” “Ways of recognizing when what we are doing is not working and changing it.”
“The way we treat each other.” “The things we do for anyone.” “Ensuring choice, control, direction.” “Ensuring respect and dignity.” “Gathering the right data to make good decisions.”
Positive support strategies must be incorporated in writing into existing treatment, service or other individual plans required of the provider when supporting a person to change interfering behavior. To develop and implement positive support strategies, service providers must complete an individualized strength-based assessment that guides selection of approaches that:
If you want to learn more about person-centered planning practices and approaches you can go to the course on person-centered planning in the College of Direct Support.
According to 245D, person-centered service planning and delivery must identify and support what is important to the person as well as what is important for the person. It must include preferences for when, how, and by whom direct support service is provided. It must use the information gathered to identify outcomes the person wants and it must respect each person’s history, dignity, and cultural background.
In addition, planning must support self-determination, the development of skills, protection of rights, opportunities for ongoing learning, and a balanced approach to risk, and do so in a the most inclusive manner possible.
The Positive Supports Rule requires that person-centered planning must look at the most integrated setting for each person. This means:
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The PSR requires license holders to evaluate if they are incorporating principles of person-centeredness into services provided at least every six months. The following aspects of service need to be evaluated in that process.
Whether the plan and services:
In addition, services should meet all state (245D) and federal (HCBS) requirements for planning and services.
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