Learning Log

Enables staff to record good information to enable them to understand the person and support them more effectively. It has the sections


This tool helps

  • If staff do not understand a particular issue in the person’s life.
  • Provide good information for communication charts.
  • Provide good information in daily records.

A template of the learning log you can download here.


Another template (see graphic) for the learning log you will find on the website http://www.thinkandplan.com/ and here.

The short description of the method in the minibook person centred thinking you find here.

An explanation of the learning log 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