About Me - Personal Communication Passport (PCP):
This Personal Communication Passport (PCP) helps you to understand me and how to meet my needs whilst providing my care and treatment and supporting my dignity and safety. Abiding with UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Equality Act 2010.
To enable the compilation and protection of sensitive, confidential data of all persons living with disabilities, we need to start by addressing the following questions to get a holistic and transparent (as applicable) view of the needs of people living with disabilities:
- Who you are? E.g. Identification, age & type of disability, etc.
- How are you identified/located? E.g. incident reports via hospitals/clinics, NGO’s & NPO’s, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, community groups, etc.
- Where do you live, work or play? E.g. proof of address, mapping (e.g. geofencing/GPS), employment status, etc.
- What is your health status? E.g. underlining health conditions, etc
- What do you need? E.g. accessible housing/environments, Medication, dietary requirements, carers, transport, funding, etc.
- When do you need it? E.g. Hourly daily, weekly, etc.
- Who will provide for your needs? E.g. Details of NGO’s, Providers & Suppliers of products and services, carers, Rehabilitation & Integration programs, Self-reliance or Independence evaluation, Access and assistance to Care facilities, education, transport & employment to become financially and socially independent and financial support /funding, etc
- How & when are essential resources planned, procured, distributed and monitored? e.g. Finances, Care Homes & Villages (public and privately funded if some cannot afford same), cleaning & catering, food & beverages, product suppliers & service providers, availability/training of carers, specialist services (e.g. medical), etc.