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care plan

n
1. (Medicine) a plan for the medical care of a particular patient or the welfare of a child in care
2. (Social Welfare) a plan for the medical care of a particular patient or the welfare of a child in care
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An advance care plan describes what is important to someone when they are ill or dying.
An electronic health record is the care plan maintenance and distribution vehicle of choice for almost two-thirds of respondents, although paper records are retained by nearly half of responding companies.
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ProVation Care Plans supports the care plan customization process, utilizing a full suite of embedded links to online, evidence-based practice content from Lippincott's Nursing Solutions.
1 November 2012 - US insurance holding company AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) said on Thursday it had agreed to take over British Car Care Plan Holdings Limited from Ally Insurance Holdings Inc for some USD70m (EUR54.
A group of physicians, life care planners, nurses, lawyers, and others from the US discuss normal growth and development; the roles of various members of the life care plan team; guidelines for chronic conditions and disabilities, including spinal cord injury, neurodevelopmental disabilities, asthma, diabetes, mental health disorders, amputation, genetic disorders, visual and hearing impairments, and artificial airways; legal cases, life expectancy issues, and life care plan foundation strategies and requirements; and issues like special education law, assistive technology, medical homes, Medicaid and other funding sources, and ethical issues.
Whilst being convenient for the GP and possibly understandable for the patient, there is a burden on the GP in producing this form of care plan and GPs in Australia are not sufficiently incentivised to spend time on implementing these types of care plans or following them up.
Journey Forward offers a free' award-winning software tool called the Survivorship Care Plan Builder designed to help survivors and their cancer team develop a customized survivorship care plan.
The CD-ROM contains all medical/surgical care plans from the book, as well as 50 maternity and 36 psychiatric/mental health plans, pediatric considerations, 500 diseases and disorders and their nursing diagnoses, an assessment tool, and a care plan template.
Patients using the interactive platform also will be able to share their Care Plan with a designated provider, following the progress of the patient with the Plan to provide collaborative care.
Life care planning, thus, facilitates delivery of appropriate care, increases accountability, and helps identify and remove bottlenecks to the care plan.