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Green tickChecklist

To be agreed your plan should be:

1. Individual

The plan gives a good idea about the person, their needs, ambitions, likes and dislikes. Choices and decisions have been made by the person. If someone else helped make the support plan, how and why have been involved.

2. Effective

The support plan clearly shows how the person will meet their needs and arrange their support. If the person is receiving money or a service from the council, it is clear how the persons will meet their needs, as agreed at the assessment, or with a social worker. The support plan includes doing things that lead to being more independent. The support plan clearly shows what difference having support will make: what the ‘outcomes’ will be. When the support plan will be reviewed to see if it is working.

3. Realistic

The things the person is planning to do are realistic and achievable It is clear how the person will pay for their support and use their personal budget. Everything in the support plan can be paid for within the budget. If the person will be employing staff, they taken advice from about  what they need to do as an employer. (For example, by contacting WECIL)

4. Legal

Everything in the support plan is legal

5. Safe

The things in the support plan will keep the person safe and well.

There is a list of that includes:

Problems or anything that might go wrong

What the person will do if things go wrong, and who they can contact for help, if needed.