The resources linked below are presented with a brief summary, an indication of the content areas and links to access the source documents. Inclusion of the resource on this page does not imply a specific endorsement of any one approach to ensure that supports and services are person-centered.
This resource page will be regularly updated. To suggest additional documents, please email NCAPPS@ACL.HHS.Gov
Education and Awareness
Technical Assistance & Training
Policy & Research
Quality & Service Delivery
The SCAN Foundation's policy brief on system change towards a person-centered system for older adults and people with disabilities includes guidance for administrators and others.
ACL, with substantial stakeholder input, developed these principles for supporting older adults and people with disabilities during serious illness.
This report briefly describes methods and efforts states and agencies can use to become more person-centered.
This article in The Gerontologist examines the history, components, and impact of person-centered care practices specifically among people with dementia.
This website connects the reader to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration working definition of recovery and principles of recovery.
A team of experts developed this article that provides the evidence base to support a definition of person-centered care and its essential elements.
To guide the technical assistance provided as part of the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS), the Human Services Research Institute prepared a national overview of person-centered principles across aging and disability systems, including mental health systems.
To guide the technical assistance provided as part of the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS), the Human Services Research Institute conducted a national review of indicators that may be used to assess person-centered principles in aging and disability systems, including mental health systems.
This resource, created as part of NCAPPS technical assistance, provides an annotated summary description of foundational resources and approaches for person-centered thinking, planning, and practice.