The Confusion over Case Managers: How Can They Help?

When people do not have the support systems in place, or the support system is overwhelmed with the care of their loved one and don’t know the resources or where to turn for help, a professional case manager can be a real asset. The Case Management Society of America defines case management as “a collaborative […]

6 questions an attorney can ask to determine if a life care plan is needed

Life Care Planning is defined by the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (2009) as “A dynamic document based upon published standards of practice, comprehensive assessment, data analysis and research, which provides an organized, concise plan for current and future needs with associated costs”. It is typically a tool that plaintiff or defense attorneys use, when […]

The Foundation for Life Care Planning Research addressing Reliability and Validity for Life Care Planners

Reliability and Validity for Life Care Planners Why are we, as clinical practitioners, interested in research aimed at validating the process of life care planning? There are multiple answers. Through research we can improve the process, raise standards, help to answer ethical questions and resolve ethical dilemmas. Perhaps most importantly we protect the patient’s access […]

International Academy of Life Care Planners Standards of Practice

To view the International Academy of Life Care Planners Standards of Practice, you may do so here.

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