Standards of Practice for Life Care Planners
Standards of Practice are intended to define the core knowledge, skills, and behaviors that life care planners should use in the course of work. Because these change over time, changes to the Standards of Practice are natural and necessary. The depiction below of life care planning practice shows the complexity and interaction of all aspects […]
Fall Newsletter 2017
Our Nurse Geriatric Case Managers can help your families who are struggling. Let us be the single point of contact needed to connect the dots, put a plan in place and provide guidance and support. The goal of a Life Care Planner is to provide guidance and education to seniors and their families, to promote […]
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 […]