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This tool helps paid staff or volunteers, think about their roles and responsibilities in supporting a person by identifying 'core responsibilities' i.e. what support staff must do, either because it is important to that person or it keeps them healthy and safe, where they may use 'Judgement and creativity' and 'not our responsibility' where staff should not become involved.
This tool helps
An example of how to use the doughnut to sort responsibilities you can find in the story of John.
The short description of the method in the minibook person centred thinking you find here.
An explanation of Responsibilities tool and examples you can also find on the website of Helen Sanderson Associates.
SANDERSON, Helen & GOODWIN, Gill (2007): Person Centred Thinking Stockport: HSA Press.http://www.personcentredplanning.eu/files/hsa_minibook_pcp.pdf