CQC Glossary of terms used in the guidance for providers and managers
Putting the person who uses services at the centre of their care, treatment and support, ensuring that everything that is done is based on what is important to that person from their own perspective.
NICE Guideline NG43 - Transition from children's to adults' services for young people using health or social care services
This means seeing the person using care and support as an individual and an equal partner who can make choices about their own care and support. The recommendations in this guideline seek to ensure that all of a young person's needs are supported, including those related to their wider context (for example, education and employment, community inclusion, health and wellbeing including emotional health, and independent living and housing options).